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Garden Party

So I have a new design flowing in my head, now I need either more hours in the day to knit or another pair of hands. 124 more words


DMK Podcast, Episode 26: The Design Process

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As I’ve been spending more time on my own knitting designs lately, I thought it would be fun to talk about some of the process that goes into creating a pattern. 293 more words

Knitting Design

School House Rocks

I have fallen in love….with Craftsy!! I signed up for a few free knitting classes, then bought a few spinning classes and I am more than impressed.   127 more words


Designer Spotlight: Ella by Irina Eberhardt  

Irina Eberhardt’s grandmother used to say, “if your mittens and socks are made out natural fiber, arthritis will not bother you.” Those words stuck in Irina’s mind and still influence her yarn selections when designing. 257 more words


Adding short rows to a yolk sweater (why and how)

This is a great video.  She not only explains where to add them but why you add them.    Very helpful for me as I’m working on a top-down raglan sweater now.   22 more words

Ridged sideways hat

I had this beautiful skein of yarn that I wanted to make into a hat, highlighting its colors.

I’ve made a lot of hats the usual way (knit round and round), quite a few with variegated yarn, and the colors finally look all mixed and splotchy. 453 more words