Remember that old TV show "This is Your Life"? I am winding up my norah gaughan vol.1 New England yarn shop tour and the last few shop visits have felt more than a bit like that show. Old friends and new, relatives of old friends (and new), sweaters of lives past and sweaters recently designed… Continue reading it was a manon day
Margery's cat Fred assists during our recent photoshoot. Just last week, a curious reader (Hi Jeni) asked me if I was going to include the requisite cat shots in my blog. W...e...l...l, now that you've asked, how can I resist? This has been one of those crazy, outrageously busy few weeks when Margery and I… Continue reading help me kitty
This is how a design starts it's life at Berroco - as a sketch. This is my sketch of Joyella, now in our Jasper™ booklet . In case you haven't noticed, since writing "Knitting Nature" I've been a bit obsessed by hexagons. So now there are hexagons in norah gaughan volume 1, hexagons in the… Continue reading birth of joyella
I've been driving about New England (a lot) lately, visiting yarn shops and talking about my Berroco booklet - norah gaughan vol.1. A trunk of sweaters travels with me - sweaters in a variety of sizes!!! Almost everyone can find something that fits, or fits well enough to determine which size actually would be best… Continue reading touring new england
During a photoshoot we routinely include a color target in test shots. This helps out our art director. There is something about that card. It seems to bring out hidden personalities. Here are some out-takes from the photography for norah gaughan vol.1 The formerly calm and serene Ashley succombs to the power of the color… Continue reading That color target card!