I have a new set of videos taking a look (again) at the Chinese Waitress Cast On. I realized that my favorite way to make this cast on, with a crochet hook (my prior video showing this technique) was actually producing a twisted first line of chain stitches, and I was determined to figure out… Continue reading Chinese Waitress Cast On (again)
Hi again! Here's something I'm really excited about-- The newest Knit Picks pattern book is out: Creative Color: 2016 Fair Isle Collection. And I have a pattern in it!! Meet my 'Summer Wanes' Hat and Cowl set: I'm super happy with how this one turned out!! The hat and cowl were inspired by Autumnal colors… Continue reading Summer Wanes Hat and Cowl
I'm pleased to announce that my May 2015 Rockin' Sock Club pattern is now available for purchase! These are my Turritella Socks. They were inspired by the tightly coiled cone-shaped shells of the Turritella genus of sea snails. The spiral lace pattern on these socks has a very tight bias which twists down the leg.… Continue reading Turritella Socks
Hello again! I have some exciting news - my second third-party-published pattern (my first ever was my Lilah Shawl) is out! It also happens to be my very first print published pattern! Check out page 24 in your copy of November 2014-January 2015 Cast On Magazine -- see someone's name there?? That's my pattern!! Squee!… Continue reading Socks, socks and more socks!