Eula is a great summer pattern, designed by Amy, that I have been thinking about a lot lately. I love the capped sleeve detail – a shape that’s flattering on women of all sizes. My curvy self felt pretty great in it when I tried it on! Read more
Today I am hoping for spring and loving Cimone, a fringed shawl from booklet #356 Espresso. This collection is really cool because every pattern can be made in Espresso, a colorful cotton blend, or Karma, a 100% cotton yarn that reminds me of water colors. Karma is one of my favorite summer yarns we have at Berroco, so I used it to make a swatch for Cimone. Read more
No matter how warm it gets, I never go anywhere in the summer without a lightweight cardigan. Read more
When I was a little girl I absolutely loved the Oscars. At the time, I was too young to really know what movies or actors were being honored. I only cared about one thing – the red carpet and the designers.
I designing a shawl a few months ago, when the girls in the office taught me how to do a garter tab cast on. Since then, I’ve used it in almost every shawl I make. Read more
Emmeline might just be the dress version of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Take four women of various ages, heights and sizes, add this knitted dress, and, if I do say so myself, the results are pretty fabulous! Read more
For those of you who have not seen it already, booklet #360 Folk Art is full of beautiful garments and accessories using colorwork. I’m dying to knit Dahlia and Agave for this spring. Read more