Before I jump into this fun story, go take a look at my new Yarn Shop page! That's right, I'm working to open up my own yarn shop stocking Scheepjes Yarns for US customers. For now, you can get your hands on exclusive yarn&pattern kits - go check it out - I'll wait here. ---------------------------------… Continue reading Can I re-learn how to knit?? Plus my new WIP..
I am so excited to share this pattern update with you all! My popular Wildflower Blanket is getting a makeover! I promised myself that in 2017 I would begin updating all of my patterns, starting first with the most popular ones from my Ravelry Store. So now I present Wildflower! It's a work in progress… Continue reading A Wildflower grows…
With my trusty KnitPicks Palette yarn, I've started a new Vibrant Vintage CAL blanket. You may remember this CAL from January - August 2016 - the Facebook Group has nearly 4000 members! You can find the 33 free granny square patterns in PDF format at Ravelry or at the post linked above. In the meantime, check… Continue reading A new VVCAL Blanket emerges
Hi, y'all! Since late 2012 when I began designing crochet blanket patterns, I have gotten oodles of feedback, but had little time to implement updates. So this year is all about designing new patterns and taking time to update old ones. I'm even having them tested to make them more "user-friendly" for you lovely crafters. … Continue reading Working on a NEW Desert Bloom!
Seriously. I've had some convos recently about how quick I am to frog something that's just not doing it for me, so y'all know I cannot stand having WIPs laying around... But this yarn is so fun to work with, I had to jump into a project knowing full well I'd have to promptly cast… Continue reading Hearthside Blanket: The WIP that I never want to end.
Do y'all have as much trouble naming your projects as I do?? I meditate and ruminate and contemplate and deliberate, and then at the end of it all, the name I choose has to "grow on me" before I start to love it. Shown here is one of the first hexie prototypes for this blanket.… Continue reading What’s in a (pattern) name?
Hexagon Burst came to be when I decided to see how many petals I could jam onto a sunburst circle flower. Turns out you can safely cram 24 petals if you add an extra round in the center and make those sts taller with trebles (UK double-trebles). Such an exaggeratedly large and bold hexagon motif… Continue reading Velvet Yarn WIP!