Category Archives: Original Designs

Swatches, swatches everywhere

Swatchin’, swatchin’, swatchin’, Get those needles swatchin’, While swatches are a-blockin’, Design! That’s been my weekend…which really, isn’t a bad weekend to have. In this case I’m not working on a new design, but on the rework of Little Miss Mopsey. I’ve got several yarns that I was interested in trying out, and I wanted […]

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Little Miss Mopsey, re-released

Back in June, my pattern Little Miss Mopsey was released by The Sanguine Gryphon. Unfortunately, that company will be dissolving into 2 separate entities, which means pattern rights reverted to me. I haven’t had the chance yet to make all of the changes I have planned–although just today I wound up some Cascade 220 Sport […]

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Prior proper planning for Madrona

I haven’t been working on designing as much as I wanted to recently–first there was the cross-country move, then unpacking, then making our new house a home, and then preparing for Steve’s deployment. But now that we’re mostly settled and unpacked (what isn’t done is in the basement and not urgent) and Steve has left, […]

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If my daughter picnicked with Monet, what would she wear?

This was the question I asked myself when I saw the summer design call from Sanguine Gryphon posted on Ravelry. The theme was English Garden and the very first line was “A Monet painting come to life.” I love Claude Monet. If I could (literally) lose myself in his paintings, I’d do it in a […]

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When superheroes go bowling

It might be hard to tell from my recent posts…but I actually do something with the yarn I buy–and I’ve got 2 designs out to prove it! Remember REDACTED? Well, introducing No Capes! This design was inspired by my son, who firmly believes he is a real superhero. His aunt even got him a superhero […]

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