Category Archives: Accessories

Let’s Get Some Perspective

A few months back I posted about my patterns in the Spring/Summer issue of knit.wear.  Today I thought it might be interesting to have a look at those same pieces on a different model.  In fact I’m hoping that this … Continue reading

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knit.wear is back!

I’m tremendously proud to have two patterns in the triumphant re-issue of knit.wear magazine.  knit.wear came on the scene with its premiere issue in 2011.  I remember being struck by the clean aesthetic, the modern appeal of the patterns and … Continue reading

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Spring Patterns

Spring is in the air but the wind continues to claw at our necks.  Two new cowl patterns for Manos del Uruguay were released today and they are both FREE!  Here’s hoping they satisfy the need for an infusion of … Continue reading

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New Pattern: Burning Love Earwarmer

I’m back from a wonderful trip to Columbus, OH for The National NeedleArts Association trade show and I’m feeling exceptionally energized by all the fascinating, talented people I met.  When so much of your work is solitary it’s really nice to … Continue reading

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A New Sweater and A New Shawl

Another sweater ready to be released into the wild–Odette. Odette is a relaxed pullover with set-in sleeves, full-fashioned shoulder shaping, a self-enclosed neckband and a vented hem.  The body is knit in a simple slip-stitch pattern and the sleeves are … Continue reading

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Handmade Doesn’t Have to Mean Homemade

My brother got married last July and I thought it would be nice if I made my mother a dress to wear for the occasion.  Translation: I knew that my mother needed a dress for the occasion and I decided … Continue reading

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The Month in Review

January was a very busy month, first preparing some patterns to debut at Vogue Knitting Live and then finishing up a pattern and sample for a magazine.  Vogue is always splendid and overwhelming and fun and this year was no different. … Continue reading

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