I am extremely happy to announce the release of my newest pattern, Paws Around My Neck (cowl). Until the end of day Sunday, it’s 30% off in my Ravelry store using the coupon code “PAWS”. It is a quick and fun knit utilizing a fairly basic lace pattern, knit in the round, suitable for the… Continue reading Pattern Release – Paws Around My Neck (Cowl)
I have a confession to make: I don’t like blocking projects. It’s not always required, but it is almost always helpful and makes the project look better and finish it properly. I like the look of projects when they are blocked and fully believe that they are better off for it. I just don’t like… Continue reading Blocking – Before and After
Some thoughts on gifting and being gifted hand crafted items.
Well it has been a while since I have posted anything, so this one will be a little eclectic. Bear with me please! I just recently celebrated my 5th anniversary of turning 29 and was spoiled rotten by my family! Thanks guys! Look forward to future adventures in sewing and embroidery! (As well as the… Continue reading November Happenings
Good morning! What an exciting day! Today I have released my latest pattern design on ravelry. Until the end of day today (Oct 17, 2016 EST), you can obtain it for free on ravelry using coupon code “SSOCT” (without the quotes). I would like to take the time to thank all of my pattern testers… Continue reading Singularity Shawl – Pattern Release
What on earth is “test knitting” you might be wondering. Well, there are lovely groups on Ravelry that pair up pattern designers with knitters (or crocheters) that are willing to test your pattern out to make sure that it is well written and with no errors. It is a mutually beneficial arrangement, which are the best kind!… Continue reading Test Knitting (or Crocheting)
This post has been 8 months in the making and I am so happy to be able to show off the final results (photo heavy post warning!). I started knitting this throw as part of a knitalong (KAL) hosted by Eat.Sleep.Knit. (ESK) who put together some lovely colour co-ordinated kits. I have been knitting this… Continue reading Finished Object Friday – Carson Throw