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Miss Sadie's Scarflette

Miss Sadie is the first knitting pattern I designed and shared in 2010. Since then, she’s been made by hundreds of knitters. I’ll never forget how exciting it was to discover that knitters 4,741 miles away from me were making my pattern and posting it in Russian needlecraft forums. 271 more words

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That Stripey Shawl

It hasn’t been all promotion and writing around here this week. I’ve been knitting, too, and thought it time to show you my progress on that stripey shawl. 195 more words


Free Vintage Hat Pattern: A 30s Beret and a Jaunty Cap

Ok, I promised to scan some of my own patterns and even made a nice pile and put it in an in-tray. Then I just did two and got really bored and didn’t post anything. 58 more words

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Greatness of Garter

My summer has been easy breezy. Much easier than I anticipated, but even still, my calendar has been filled to capacity. There is little time to knit and I have summer brain drain lol. 130 more words


Designer Spotlight: Wiggle by Lisa Doherty

A freelance violinist/violist, Lisa Doherty stays busy playing at weddings, concerts, church services and theaters – she’s even worked with some touring Broadway shows! But music isn’t Lisa’s only passion. 458 more words


The Wednesday WIP - the chosen skein

My mission was to choose a skein from my stash and then decide what to make.

Simple, eh?

Well, no – it was surprisingly difficult. For me, anyway. 278 more words

Garter Madness

I love garter stitch!  I love short rows!  I love shawls!  I love casting on!  So imagine my excitement starting not one but TWO new short-row, garter-stitch, WestKnits’ shawls this weekend!   268 more words