Since the GAL, I’ve had ogees on my mind. When I saw BabyLove Brand’s Trellis and Chevron afghan (actually, ALL of BabyLove Brands patterns and photograph) I was glad I can crochet. They make me want to design more for crochet Continue reading I’ve got Ogees on my mind – early peek of new afghan
I still haven’t found my camera, but I bought an adapter for my tripod that works with the backup camera, and looked up how to use the delay feature so I could get my hands into the picture. Now all Continue reading LLI, k1, RLI, and RLI, k1, LLI: a tutorial
Wonder and joy, Dan’s nieces are old enough to want and appreciate woolen hand knits! I picked two patterns from GAL designers for their Christmas presents, it was easy to search on what I needed from the GAL bundle. For my younger Continue reading Enjoying Sarah Shira’s pattern
http://www.dayanaknits.com/2017/03/5-Tips-For-Better-Intarsia-Kaffe-Afghan-KAL.html I knew about knitting back backwards, but those bobbins do bring intarsia from the no-never-again-I-did-a-plaid-sweater-in-the-early-’90’s to, hmmm, maybe world. You may not homeschool, but if you craft, you have stuff. I laughed so hard over this post, so did Continue reading Lovely Links
I published my 20 pattern yesterday, and decided to celebrate with a 20% off sale though the end of March, ending on April Fool’s Day. illicium is sold through the Twist collective, so I can’t put it on sale. If Continue reading 20% off my patterns
We have a closed room mystery here – I’m pretty sure I didn’t take the camera without it’s case to the park with my kids – but I can find the case, and not the camera. Do I have a Continue reading Has anyone seen my camera?
I’d never heard of a Russian graft, but it looks like when you join up hairpin lace, or work with picot selvages, cast-ons or bind-offs. I wonder what it would look like on illicium? #yarnlovechallenge day 24: favorite tip. Instead Continue reading Lovely Links Fiber and Otherwise
I’ve almost used up my warm colors, but the Green/Gold/Medicinal Honey swatch will be nice to think about on this damp but warmish day. (The front and back are in the same photo because I lost my green swatch, knit Continue reading k, over, k, or p, over, p: a tutorial
I’m preparing this set for self-publishing, the hat and scarf have been tech edited, the mittens are still in the works with Maureen Hannon. Would you like to try the patterns before formal publication? I need your knit-ability feedback, lovely Continue reading Would you test knit for me?
Naomi picked up my challenge to make increases out of the Bunny Ears decreases, and we have lots of symmetry options! The photo sample for illicium spend the last two weeks at WEBS. I almost drove the 2 hours to Continue reading Naomi’s 2-to-3 increases! illicium travels!