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The sweater that wouldn’t have happened without Cecily Glowik MacDonald

The sweater that wouldn’t have happened without Cecily Glowik MacDonald

Cecily and I have collaborated on a few projects now: New England Knits, Weekend Hats, Wool One, Two, Three, Four and now Five (more one that one in my next post). She’s been there with me in the hospital for the birth of both of […]

Viv’s bonnet, and a giveaway!

Viv’s bonnet, and a giveaway!

I have a new pattern out, sized from baby to adult: Viv Bonnet It’s 25% off until the end of June 2014. No code required. Also, I’ve been trying lots of fun new needles and gadgets lately, and I thought I’d share a few with […]

And baby makes 4!

And baby makes 4!

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On April 17th, at 2 weeks overdue, our daughter Viviane was finally born (at 9lbs, 3oz!) Life is settling into its new normal, and we’re thrilled that our 2 yr old, Stella, is also in love with this sweet baby girl.
I’ve given myself a bit of a maternity leave, so I’ll be available a bit less via email for another week or two.

 

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More soon!

 

Daicey, For Quince and Co.

Daicey, For Quince and Co.

 My newest pattern, Daicey, is now available! http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/daicey

From Mama, With Love

From Mama, With Love

I am still pregnant, though my due date was 3 days ago. As I wait for my baby girl’s arrival, let’s talk about something else! I was lucky enough to be a part of a really sweet little collection with 4 other designer/mama friends recently, […]

new baby/toddler pattern (but no baby)

new baby/toddler pattern (but no baby)

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Well, yesterday was the due date for my baby girl, but I’m still pregnant. I celebrated the day by releasing a new sweater for littles, in sizes from 0-6 months – 5 years. Meet the Sweetest Thing, a top-down, worsted-weight cardigan, suitable for boys or girls. Happy knitting!

3 new plucky patterns and a special sale!

3 new plucky patterns and a special sale!

I’ve had a backlog of knits just waiting for me to write patterns, and I’m starting to get through them. First up, 3 new accessories, coincidentally, all in Plucky Knitter yarns. Frozen Leaves (ravelry link) is a quick to knit, bulky beret with a lacy […]

And the winner is ….

And the winner is ….

Number 33! Nicole, check your email!      

Weekend Hats Giveaway!

Weekend Hats Giveaway!

I’m expecting baby #2 in early April (another girl!). Lately I’ve been moving things around getting ready for my toddler to move into the bigger bedroom and I unearthed a few extra copies of my books, Weekend Hats, and New England Knits, left over from the last book signing we did a couple of years ago.

I thought it’d be fun to give a copy of  away, and the folks at Fairmount Fibers and Eucalan were kind enough to share some of their good stuff to go along with the book!

The a copy of  winner will get a copy of Weekend Hats, some individual-sized Eucalan wool washes in several scents, and 2 skeins of Manos Silk Blend to make my pattern, the Greenery Beret, from the book.

Weekend Hats on Amazon

See all of the book patterns on Ravelry here.

This contest is open until the end of 11/11/13 EST. To enter, just leave a comment here. I will ship to any country, so anyone may enter. I’ll use a random number generator to pick the winning entry. Please make sure that you subscribe to my new blog here, as old feeds no longer work. I’ll have 3 more giveaways of all kinds of knitterly things in the next few weeks, that you might not want to miss. You can also find out about new posts on my facebook page : http://www.facebook.com/MelissaLaBarreKnitting

Good Luck!

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New pattern. New blog

New pattern. New blog

Welcome to my new blog! My site was hacked a few weeks ago, and I lost lots of old content cleaning it up. Please subscribe to this new blog as the old feeds no longer work! My newest pattern, the Late Bloom hat, was released […]