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Lace Border Loop Scarf - October 2016 Release

Olivia – lace border loop scarf

Combining the beauty of romantic lace and delicately accented stockinette, Olivia offers a  feminine and elegant appeal while keeping you warm and cozy. 120 more words

Vicky Chan Designs

Project Tea Cozy: The Spout

It’s spout time!

My original idea was to make a gusset for the spout, in the same way that I would make a thumb on a mitten.  288 more words


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


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