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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

Spring progress

I’m enjoying the pleasant sense of accomplishment of being closer to the finish line on my granny square afghan project (at least on the squares, even if the borders will still take a bit more effort), but have had to remind myself to put them aside for a few days lest my shoulder and wrists completely revolt against me. 273 more words


Keep showing up

This weekend I discovered the darnedest thing. It turns out when you devote consistent time and effort to a new project…

…knitting happens. I am always amazed to rediscover this truth. 32 more words


Back in the saddle

I’ve kept myself busy with the yarn this past winter, but one downside of pursuing the big epic projects is that it does start to eat into project time that might otherwise be spent working on something else. 182 more words


Lace Border Shrug Cardigan - March 2016 Release

Madeline – lace border shrug cardigan

Perfect for home or venturing out, Madeline makes a versatile layering piece that is effortlessly chic and stylish. The eye-catching lace border dresses up the simple stockinette and keeps the oversized shrug interesting to knit and beautiful to wear. 62 more words

Vicky Chan Designs

Needles, Tangles and Dropped Stitches

ZoneZeroZero, formerly Blisters, Bunions and Blarney has been neglected in favour of other activities.  I’d like to thank those of you who’ve dropped by in my absence.   584 more words