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New Pattern: Sedona Cowl

The Sedona Cowl uses simple knits, purls and basic cables to evoke the vortexes in the Sedona area of Arizona. Vortexes are swirling centers of subtle energy coming from the surface of the earth. 77 more words


Tutorial: Garter Tab Cast-On

The Rock Art Shawl uses the garter tab cast-on to blend seamlessly with the garter stitch edging and form a smooth finish to the center top line of the shawl. 265 more words


Floral Cable Cowl and Hat set - September 2017 Release

Amelia – floral cable cowl and hat set

Decorative cable and bobbles, reminiscent of a sprig of entwining vine with flowering buds, adorns the side of the Amelia cowl and hat. 102 more words

Vicky Chan Designs

25th Pattern Ahoy!

I’ve just released my 25th knitting pattern on Ravelry. For some reason this seems like a massive milestone to me. It may be because I’ve read about designers having great upturns in customers at 25, 50 and 100 patterns… but I don’t think this pattern is going to do that for me as it’s not a hugely popular category. 238 more words


Sneak Peek: Mistborn Poncho

The Mistborn Poncho test knit is almost finished. I love these cables! Named Mistborn because the cables remind me of the mists winding in and around Vin as she learns to harness them to play her part in the skaa rebellion in the book series by the same name. 52 more words


Cowl Design Complete

A few weeks ago I posted a couple of samples of cowl designs, asking for feedback. Well, one of them is on its way to being my local yarn store’s fall design, while the other one — the one I’m featuring here — I worked up for myself. 224 more words


Striped Hat

Oh good grief…another hat!! Again from my stash, again my own improvised design.

This was a mix of worsted weight yarns, and frankly, I’m not sure of the brand for most of them. 289 more words