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The Creative Project from H-E-Double Toothpicks

Over a year ago, I was struck – “hit up ‘side the head” one might say – with the inspiration and desire to design a colorwork sweater. 738 more words


Friday Favorites

Hi friends, and happy Friday!  I’m excited to share some of my favorite things this week with you.


  • The new Tup Knits e-book.  If you’ve been following along here for any length of time, you’ll know I love sheep.  
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Colorwork Pumpkins: A New Pattern and a Collection

Just in time for your Fall/Halloween knitting, it’s the new Colorwork Pumpkins pattern!

Colorwork Pumpkins are perfect for fall, whether you want to decorate for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or all season long. 199 more words


Project Tea Cozy: Let's Begin

I’ve got the gauge, I’ve got the stitch pattern, and I’ve got the design in my head.  It’s time to start getting this pattern on paper. 257 more words

On My Needles

Project Tea Cozy: The Swatch

Woo! It’s tea cozy time!  (Almost.)

I know no one likes swatching, me included.  (And, if I’m being honest, I rarely make a swatch if I’m following someone else’s pattern.)  But, when you’re designing a pattern making a swatch is an absolute necessity. 206 more words


Dreaming of colorwork knitting

I sleep a lot, and I fall asleep quickly, but increasingly I don’t always sleep well. Case in point: I woke last night at 3am, in a pool of sweat (oh perimenopause – you beast), and my guts in agony. 633 more words


Colorwork Garter Stitch (no strands showing)

I was recently working on a project where I needed to knit double stranded, wanted to use garter stitch for the size, but didn’t want to have any strands showing. 351 more words

Thinking Outside The Pattern