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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


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

Knitting Design

Projects with parts

Something else I’ve discovered in my “hey let’s take a pause on churning out granny squares from now until the end of time” crafting phase, is that, hey, you know what? 316 more words


End of the shawl aversion?

There has always been something that’s puzzled me about knitters/Ravelry…the insane predilection they seem to have for knitting shawls.

I have never worn a shawl. I don’t know many people who do. 198 more words


Bringing Rates Into the Light

One thing is clear: freelance knitwear designers are in the dark about the going rate for a design and how our pay stacks up against fellow designers. 119 more words

Knitting Design