Archive for the 'My designs' category

Poor, old blog

Friday, June 14, 2013

Don’t faint or anything, but I’ve been wanting to blog a bit again lately. I know! Now you’ve gone and fainted. I hope you didn’t hurt yourself when you fell off your chair.
The sad thing is that my blogging software is so old (WordPress 2.3.1) that it doesn’t work and play well with all the […]

Lalique and North Coast

Thursday, February 2, 2012

I have found, much to my chagrin, that it’s either spend time on Ravelry, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, or blog even remotely regularly. Or do all of them, and just chuck designing.
That last bit is not currently an option. And hopefully won’t be for a good long time to come.
Given that there are only […]

Birdsfoot Fern

Friday, October 14, 2011

Wow. I’ve been a bad blogger lately, haven’t I? Well, though I’ve been a horrid blogger of late, I’ve been a busy designer. There are three sweaters in the pipeline (a cardigan and two pullovers, plus I’m about to cast on for another cardigan), and then there’s Birdsfoot Fern, a scarf pattern that I released […]

We have a name!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The pattern isn’t actually a labyrinth or a maze at all. But that was a popular theme with people suggesting names. I even got a couple of votes that indicated people liked the labyrinth theme. I dug around a little, did some research online, and thought that perhaps Knossos would be a good name for […]

Another cowl needs a name

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

While waiting for yarn for a couple of sweaters to arrive (the first package arrived from Green Mountain Spinnery with Saturday’s mail) I knit up a quick little cowl pattern with Malabrigo Lace Baby Merino. Before you panic with thoughts of knitting a cowl forever with 30,000 stitches, while this cowl is knit with lace […]

More patterns, an interview, and a quotation

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Seven new patterns in eight weeks
The madness that started with the release of Clematis has (at least temporarily, I think, though I may be proved wrong) ended with the dual release of Lazy River and Stream (as well as the e-book that combines the last two called Confluence). That makes seven new patterns released in […]

Roses and Riverbeds

Monday, June 27, 2011

First off, huge thanks to each and every one of you who took the time to share your suggestions for these two cowl designs. You all came up with a lot of wonderful names. It was difficult to choose. In the end I wrote a list of my favorites, then read and re-read the list, […]

Five in five

Monday, June 20, 2011

I’ve been insane. Truly insane. Why? Well, because I’ve released five patterns in as many weeks, and have more coming in the pipeline—soon. Perhaps another this week. And (maybe) two more in the next two weeks. Perhaps three more in three more weeks. We’ll just have to see how it all plays out.
I […]


Monday, May 23, 2011

Last week I released the first shawl pattern since last year. I know! It was wonderful knitting a full shawl again, but kind of strange, too, since it’d been so long. The shawl is called Clematis, and is named for the gorgeous old Shetland stitch I based it on, which happens to be one of […]

Oooh, mitts are coming…

Monday, April 4, 2011

Have you heard of the Fresh Designs knitting book series that Cooperative Press is working on? Teaser photographs have been released, along with permission to share them in blogs. So without further ado, I introduce the mitts that I designed for the mittens book using The Sanguine Gryphon yarn (yum).

Photo © 2011 Fractured Photography. […]