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Emily Explains: Reaching the End of Your Shawl, Chock

For those of you who are participating in the Chock knit-along, you are doing great! I hope you are enjoying your knitting. I know being in the middle of a project can be both exhilarating and exhausting. Don't give up my strong knitters! The end is near. Some of you who have reached the point where… Continue reading Emily Explains: Reaching the End of Your Shawl, Chock

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Emily Explains: Getting Started With Chock

In the summertime, I love having a simple shawl at hand in case I need to cover up from the sun or a cool breeze. Chock, a beautiful lace pattern from Norah Gaughan vol. 14, knit in Maya is a perfect choice. When you're just casting on, you'll want to knit somewhere quiet, maybe in the park or… Continue reading Emily Explains: Getting Started With Chock

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Amy’s Thread: Knitter Style – Chock

Angie aka silver bell on Ravelry knit Chock from Norah Gaughan vol. 14, and she styled it perfectly: a good pair of jeans, a classic button down and the cutest loafers! Her look is classic and yet, it feels completely fresh. Here's what she said: "...this one is already a favorite. It feels comfy, like a shawl you’d wrap up… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Knitter Style – Chock

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What to Knit: Pat

It can be hard to judge personality from a single photograph, but we knew immediately that Pat Philbin could work it in front of the camera! Since she also lives nearby, Pat and Norah were able to meet up prior to our What to Knit shoot for an afternoon shopping trip. They picked up a… Continue reading What to Knit: Pat

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What Inspires: Deadlines!

While I like to dream of designing in calm and peace at my own pace, the truth is that deadlines can do wonders for productivity. I thought I had gotten a good jump start on designing my Spring '14 booklet (vol 14). Ten or eleven weeks ago, I had over twenty sketches of ideas and variations… Continue reading What Inspires: Deadlines!