What Knitting or Crocheting Can Teach Us

  As a designer, I spend many hour escaping into the Ravelry world, an amazing knitting and crocheting community (website) where people come and stay. For hours sometimes. I click through 10, 15, 100 versions of the same shawl pattern (or dishcloth, sock, scarf, hat pattern), looking intently at the yarns used, the projects created […]

2018 Knitwear Trends

According to Vogue, “Cardigans, jumpers, turtlenecks and poncho styles: fashion embraces soft materials like wool, mohair or cashmere. Knits for everyone and for all tastes. For winter 2018, we are giving you a selection of innovative  knitwear brands whose soft and warms pieces will keep you warm and trendy.” How spectacular is that? “V” is for Vintage. For us knitters or […]

Favorite Newest Podcast

I truly love when I run up against a podcast that I had no idea was out there. Knitting, while nestled in my space, looking for the perfect podcast, I landed on Mandarine’s Podcast; Melody Hoffman, designs inspired by nature, folklore, and minimalism. A delightful voice to listen to, engaging, and charismatic. Pure joy. Take […]

How I make my "Plain Jane" Dishcloth Pattern

It’s no secret, this is an easy pattern. Other words that might describe it are: nothing to it, plain, piece of cake, easily done, no sweat, straight-forward, among others. I’ve had this listed in my Ravelry shop for quite some time. It gets a lot of attention, but I thought this would be a fun […]