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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


Pattern Radar - August 2016

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a Pattern Radar post.  Mostly this is because the last stages of finishing the MBA exhausted me and I’ve been recovering slowly.   741 more words


Pattern Update: So Simple Sport Socks

Here we go, my my friendly neighbourhood sock knitters – I’m pleased to share that my So Simple sport weight sock pattern is now fully updated and is available on Ravelry… 302 more words

Finished Object: Socks

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

Emotional truths can sometimes
be conveyed more effectively,
more compellingly, through fiction.

I’m a reader. I read volumes of non-fiction—history and wars in which the United States has participated. 376 more words


Delano Peak Hat

Delano Peak Hat is inspired by Delano Peak, the highest point in Utah’s Tushar mountain range. Easy stranded work in the hat’s body creates an eye-catching mountain-peak design. 667 more words

Published Designs

Hiring Designers: Helpful Tips for Indie Yarn Companies

The Tuesday Tips series by staff writer Hannah Thiessen

One of the biggest challenges any new yarn company faces is the issue of patterns, or rather, pattern support. 1,513 more words