Berroco’s Portfolio Vol. 2 has just been released, and I have 2 patterns in it! The Four Winds Hat features simple cables that pop against a garter-stitch background, with cozy ear flaps. It takes just 2 skeins of Berroco Vintage Chunky and knits up quickly! The pattern can be purchased individually, or as part of… More Arcadia Poncho and Four Winds Hat
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There’s a pre-order promotion going on right now for our new book! If you purchase Weekend Wraps between now and August 1st (when it’s released), you can visit this link, and enter your order number to receive my Woodland Cowl pattern for free! Enjoy! Pre-order it here! See all the patterns from the book here.
Over the last few months I’ve been busy working on many new projects. One very exciting one has been working as part of the 2016 Quince and Co Design team! I’ve written 9 new patterns in Quince yarns for this project, and the first 2 were released this spring in Quince’s 2 linen yarns, Sparrow… More Summer Knitting
Some new patterns! (click names to buy or see details on ravelry) Leverett, a fair isle cap in Plucky Knitter Aran. Sango, a spring top in Quince and Co’s Willet from the spring issue of Amirisu. Violet Bonnet, and Violet Cap from the first issue of Making zine.
I released a few new patterns recently, and it’s about time that I blog about them here! Below, meet the Little Hiker’s Cardigan, North Super Bulky Bonnet, and the Grown-Up Lace Bonnet. All 3 follow my current theme: quick knits in chunky, or heavier, yarns! Click any design’s name above to go straight to all… More New Releases!
Cecily and I have a 3rd book coming out this year, and it’s finally up for pre-order on Amazon. Weekend Wraps is a collection of designs that use worsted-weight, or heavier, yarns. We’ll be sharing some sneak peeks as the release date gets closer, but for now, you can see the cover, which features a… More Coming This Summer: A 3rd book!
If something that I cook gets eaten by 3 out of 4 of us, I instantly declare it a winner, and it gets added to our regular rotation. With 2 children under 4, this is the best we can hope for sometimes. This is one of those recipes. I modified it from one that included… More Other Making: Garlic, Kale and Ricotta Pie
I’ve been anxiously awaiting this day, so that I can share one of the many things that has kept me busy this year. Meet Wool Baby, my 4 piece baby collection, for Quince and Co. I love it so much, and had so much fun choosing from all of Quince’s beautiful colors. One blanket, 2… More Wool, baby.
Last weekend, we went to an event on a property with an old apple orchard. My daughter was picking an apple off a low branch when someone came over and told us that we could come back and pick as many as we wanted for free, because they were totally overwhelmed. Bonus, they were organic.… More other making: the apple edition