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Hello everybody,

Thank you so much for looking at my tribute to Wink. I hope her mandala designs are starting to fly off your hooks … there has been an amazing online response to the loss of such a talented designer. 453 more words


Fruitbat encoded as a chart for use in any craft that uses a grid for layout

Earlier today I posted a lace knitting chart for fruitbat. Here’s a chart that can be used for any craft – quilting, cross stitch, crochet, needlepoint, colorwork in knitting… the sky’s the limit. 15 more words

Stitch Patterns

Fruitbat: a free lace knitting stitch pattern.

As many of you know, each month my Patreon supporters  suggest words for me to encode; I usually choose one randomly and then post the resulting stitch pattern on the first of the month. 597 more words


Happy Tau Day!

Just for the fun of it, I’m going to post occasional stitch patterns in honor of geeky days on the calendar.

So what is Tau Day? 563 more words


A frivolous post for a long term project

Here’s the collection of geeky holidays I have so far (thanks in large part to my friends on Google+), starting with the one that’s next to arrive: 312 more words

Stitch Patterns

Étude no. 9: Little Eyes

I’ve been thinking for a while of trying to add k1b stitches (one kind of brioche, or tuck, stitch) into my lace patterns. A good place to start with including a new method in design is by including it in known structures to see how they change. 447 more words


Dragonfly: a free lace knitting stitch

Every month my patrons on Patreon suggest words for me to encode as a knitting stitch and as a more general chart; I choose one at random and publish the results here. 970 more words