Miya Shawl Re-Release

The Miya Shawl was one of my first designs when I started designing while teaching English in China. It’s a lovely little shawl that’s knit from end to end and easy to work. The lace pattern increases and decreases creating the scalloped edging and it’s worked from end to end so it’s easy to make longer if you have more yarn, or make narrower if you’d like more of a scarf. It was originally designed and knit in Lotus Yarns … Read More

New Pattern & Giveaway!

I’m really excited to share my new design, Oxidar, from Manos del Uruguay!┬áThe pullover is worked from the bottom up, seamlessly in one piece. After the lower portion is worked as two flat sides (to create the high/low hem) the body is worked up in one piece to the underarm, and then in smaller pieces to the shoulders. To keep the sleeves seamless stitches are picked up around the armholes and the sleeves are worked in the round to the … Read More

New Pattern: Laurelai Cardigan

This pattern has taken forever to get out into the world. At this point, I’m not even sure what’s held up the process for so long. I finished the sample in November 2013. YES, TWO YEARS AGO. Anyways, I’m excited to finally have the Laurelai Cardigan out in the world, for everyone to knit and enjoy! I wear this cardigan all the time. It’s slouchy, cozy, and super comfy. I love the Baah! Yarns Shasta, it’s a worsted weight washable … Read More

New Pattern: Chibi Maruko

I’m holding an experiment today. Starting now, for the next 48 hours, I’m giving this pattern away for free. Why? …because I felt like it! If you like the pattern and would like to buy one of my patterns that’d be pretty great. The pattern includes directions to make this fun and simple cowl in two sizes with two weights of yarn. This first one is made with Blue Sky Alpacas Extra, their new aran weight yarn that’s a soft … Read More

KaPOM!

I’m really excited about my newest pattern, the KaPOM! Hat in the latest issue of Holla Knits Accessories. It’s a hat so bold it hits you in the face! This whole hat happened after I met Allyson in person at TNNA this summer. We talked about how all my previous submissions to Holla Knits were a little simpler than what she looks for. I do love stockinette and clean lines, and I have to admit my look is generally more … Read More