After taking several trips with Barrison Bear last year, I’m really excited to finally be knitting a Barrison of my own! Read more
Sometimes it’s fun to see what can happen when you just play with yarn. Read more
Will you be attending this weekend’s Vogue Knitting Live? I hope to see you there! This year I’m concentrating on teaching design. On Saturday, I’ll be giving a slide show lecture on pattern stitch development. Read more
Carissa Browning wouldn’t design just any old hat. She prefers to “fiddle around with unusual construction methods.” That’s how she came up with her latest design, Skullcracker. Read more
I don’t know about you, but after experiencing this week’s polar vortex, I’m more than ready to think about spring! I’m longing for warm, sunny days, blooming flowers and beautiful lightweight knits! Are you with me? Read more
The other day the design studio recieved an email asking for clarification on Lawson’s ribbing. The directions for the ribbing are to P2, K1 TBL, repeat. Read more
I’m about to tell you about our most popular patterns this season. Why should that matter? If everyone else was jumping off a cliff, would you jump too?
Which reminds me of this GREAT video. Read more
Diane Augustin has been knitting and crocheting for most of her life. What’s she’s learned over the years, is that it’s still the simple one or two skein projects that make her happiest. That goes for knitting and designing. Her Ravelry designer page is filled with beautiful cowls and other accessories– many also featuring her love for beadwork.