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Summer KAL: Anserini Hat & Cowl

Summer is here, and so it is time to get thinking about our next exclusive knit-a-long! The illustrious Alex Tinsley, designer behind Dull Roar, is a long-time friend and so I’m very excited to have one of her designs as … Continue reading

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Can’t Knit? Blasphemy!

First, a nice cheery photo of the booth just before opening at Vogue Seattle 2014: We had a great show, as the gradients were as popular as I thought they’d be. We brought all forty-two colors to the show and … Continue reading

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RCYC 2014 Roundup

RCYC was manic this year, on both a personal and professional level. Getting ready for these things is always a bit crazy, trying to cover all your bases without knowing exactly what will end up happening. I took a huge … Continue reading

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New Pattern: Ombre Baby Blanket

Having a new yarn and whole new series of colors pretty much required I design something to show them both off. I’ll try my hand at sweater design down the road, but to start us out I’ve put together a … Continue reading

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The Way The Whimsy Works

Okay, now that I’ve introduced you to the Whimsical Solids I think I need to give more details about how these colors are going to work. Right now, there are 12 different colors in the Whimsical Solid series. For each … Continue reading

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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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Whimsical Solids

New for Spring 2014, my latest assortment of colors bridges the gap between smaller pre-wound gradient kits and full sized individual multicolors. My initial offering of painterly semi-solids includes 12 colors with three shades each. To see color names, hover … 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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KAL Preview: Iris Electra

It’s already time to talk about knitting in 2014, if you can believe that! For the first quarter knit-along, and for the first time ever, we’re using one of my own designs. What makes this pattern extra special is that … Continue reading

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Fiar Finish Photos

While I’m off to check the definition of alliteration to see if “f” and “ph” count together, you can instead peruse a couple shots of my finished Smoke Fiar. If you’re wondering how to get your own Gradient, check here … Continue reading

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