Category Archives: Patterns

Pics or it didn’t happen

I’ve been busy neglecting my blog knitting up a storm lately. The fall weather is starting to sneak in here and there in Portland and it’s giving me the itch to stitch big time. So far, the Alpenwald shawl is … Continue reading

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Just published: Mayrhofen Fingerless Mitts

The pattern for these was a long time coming, but it’s finally here, yay! I hope you enjoy stashbusting your worsted weight yarns with this quick and simple pattern as much as I have for the past year. The embroidery … Continue reading

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Winter is coming.

It’s hot outside, but in Portland, Oregon hot weather doesn’t last too long. (Thankfully!) I’ve been making a bunch of fingerless mitts (to sell) and plan on publishing the pattern(s) soon also. They are worked in 3 weights: fingering, sport/dk, … Continue reading

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Proof of life

I’ve been getting a lot of knitting done lately! Some pics… This is a scarf looks different on both sides (only one side shown for now) due to the way the brioche stitch pattern encourages each yarn to “choose a … Continue reading

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New Pattern: Violet Crawley Scarf

I could totally see Violet Crawley wearing a prim and proper little scarf like this. The luxurious yarns are also very fitting for such an aristocratic lady. Because the scarf is so short, it buttons onto the rosette to keep … Continue reading

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You didn’t have to do what you did, but you did…

and I thank *ME* for finally basically finishing a pattern I’ve been stalled on for over the last year and a half! I lost my paper notes some time ago and without them lacked the motivation to continue the pattern. … Continue reading

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New Pattern (Serac) + Knitalong

Meet Serac! Wikipedia defines a serac thusly: “A serac (originally from Swiss French sérac) is a block or column of ice formed by intersecting crevasses on a glacier.” A photo from the Wikipedia page looked just like the stitch pattern … Continue reading

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Pics, or it didn’t happen…

I’ve been finishing things left, right, and center the past couple weeks. It’s been great! Unfortunately, all year my camera batteries have been dead (and I’ve been too lazy to find the charger and zap them). The best pics I … Continue reading

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‘Tis better to give than to receive (but receiving is really nice too)

You have probably started all of your Christmas knitting already, but it seems like someone is always forgotten, or a need for a knitted gift always arises with little time to spare. (Folks like myself with doldrum-month birthdays, for example.) … Continue reading

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New Pattern: Kaleidoscope {Fingerless Mitts}

My new year just got a little happier with the publishing of this crochet pattern. It’s the one people have asked about the most, and it’s now available in 3 sizes. Pattern is offered in written and charted format, and … Continue reading

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