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New Releases!

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! […]

Coming This Summer: A 3rd book!

Cecily and I have a 3rd book coming out this year, and it’s finally up for pre-order on Amazon. [amazon text=Weekend Wraps&asin=163250278X] 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, […]

We’re back!

We’re back!

The blog has moved back here to knittingschooldropout.com! The look will be changing over the next month or so, but I’m back! In the meantime, you can use the code BLOG at checkout to save 30% off the self-published patterns in my store.    

3 New Patterns (and a special code for you!)

3 New Patterns (and a special code for you!)

I’ve neglected to mention my newest patterns here! I’m trying to be better about that, but if you really want to hear about anything new right away, definitely head on over and “like” the facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/MelissaLaBarreKnitting Last week, I released the Little Sprout […]

40!

40!

This weekend, I’ll happily turn 40. Life is good. I’ve given birth to 2 lovely little girls in the last 3 years. I’m married to an amazing guy. I write patterns. People buy them, allowing me to pay for things like electricity, heat, and sometimes, […]

The Everybaby Cardigan

The Everybaby Cardigan

I just wrote up a pattern for this simple little top-down cardigan that I made for my daughter V. It takes just 2-3 skeins of madelinetosh tosh vintage (pictured in the color “hosta” *swoon*). It’s sized from 0-6m, all the way up to 4t. This […]

New Pattern: Greenfield Baby Cardigan!

New Pattern: Greenfield Baby Cardigan!

I released 3 new patterns this week and all are discounted 30% for the rest of January (no code required. the 30% will come off when you check out through ravelry) First up, the Greenfield Baby Cardigan! (I’ll talk about my Instant Infinity Cowl and […]

BIG SALE and update!

BIG SALE and update!

First off, on the night before Thanksgiving, I want to say thank you for your support over the last 6 years. As a way of doing this, all of the patterns in my Ravelry store are buy one, get one free until the end of […]

3 Skeins or Less, a giveaway!

3 Skeins or Less, a giveaway!

Knitting superwoman Tanis Gray, has another new book, and it is a beauty. 3 Skeins or Less By Tanis Gray Interweave/F+W; $24.99 http://bit.ly/YA1MeV Three Skeins or Less: Fresh Knitted Accessories features beautiful projects that, you guessed  it, use 3 skeins of yarn, or less. My […]

now available as individual patterns!

now available as individual patterns!

3 of my patterns that were once only available in kit or ebook format are now single pdfs! the Sid Scrappy Hat The Viviane Cardigan and the Little Lattice Open Cardigan Happy knitting!