Category Archives: Black Trillium

New Pattern: Sweet Bea

Introducing my latest knitting pattern, Sweet Bea. This hat features a one-row-per-color stripe using Black Trillium Fibres Pebble Worsted and has several textural features including a lattice stitch brim, slipped stitch highlights and a cute (and optional) top knot. The … Continue reading

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Waggle Dance

I’ve consistently had a lot of fun and some very good luck working with individual brick and mortar stores to create special colors just for their customers. The Knitting Bee, which is also my original “knit night” shop, is no … Continue reading

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Sublime – A New Yarn!

Since I began to work with my own mill almost two years ago, I’ve been in replacement mode getting yarns spun up for me that I’d previously bought from other wholesalers. Now that I have options and a reliable source, … Continue reading

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From 3 to 6

Gradients have become the center of my dyeing universe lately. The speed at which these things fly out of the shop has been building over the last six or seven months – I’ve been doing them for a year, and … Continue reading

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Thinking One Step Down The Road

There might be more than a few projects I keep intending to cast on, but the one that had me going today while I started the 4th shade of gray in my Fiar was this: I’ve had this pattern in … Continue reading

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Spectrum Kits

As promised very quietly yesterday on Twitter: What you see is 250 grams of yarn in one kit, 10 colors that transition as fluidly as possible from one to the next. After working on this idea for a month, I’m … Continue reading

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Summer Projects

Finished knitting the dreamy Castanets: Added a few beads to the border: Castanets’ knitted-on border required a quick-knit chaser: This pattern was published and required my immediate attention: I made something up as I went along in order to use … Continue reading

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Castanets is a Go

The Castanets knit-along kits went so well in pre-order that I’ve been dyeing just to keep up, which means I haven’t had time until today to decide what colors I’d like to knit for myself. My hydrangeas and newly cast … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Sale 2013

As promised all the way back in December, it’s time for my Mother’s Day Sale! Here are the details: Use coupon code Mums15 on purchases of $10 or more to receive 15% off. Use coupon code Mums20 on purchases of … Continue reading

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Castanets Preview

Meeting Melissa Goodale of Stick Chick Knits at Vogue Knitting Live in Seattle was a hoot, and the pattern she’s created from my newest yarn, Lilt, was a total smash. Here’s a preview of the pattern: Today, pre-orders went up … Continue reading

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