Tag Archives: lindon merino

I can’t tell you what I’m REALLY working on right now

I hate that. I really want to be able to tell you how much fun I’m having knitting REDACTED, and how much I love it, and how much REDACTED loves it. And that I’m really loving how the REDACTED turned out, especially since I was knitting REDACTED REDACTED REDACTED REDACTED for the very first time, […]

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Twisted Diagonals Jacket

I did mention 2 designs, didn’t I? Introducing the Twisted Diagonals Jacket! Pattern: Twisted Diagonals Jacket Yarn: Three Irish Girls Lindon Merino Colorway: Estuary (available from various Three Irish Girls retailers) Like with Diamond in the Sky, this pattern was designed to be knit with variegated yarns–the traveling twisted stitch pattern, which creates the diagonal […]

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A child’s inspiration

The ladies at TAAT Designs recently did an interview with me that is now posted on their blog. Hop on over and check it out! I was asked in the interview about my inspiration and one of the ones I listed was my children…but I don’t limit myself to my children. I’ve been spending the […]

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The Birth of a Design, Part III: To Swatch, Perchance to Knit

Read Part I here. Read Part II here. Ok, so small, all over stitch pattern with a lot of texture and an even number stitch repeat required. On my first go-through of the Barbara Walker treasuries, I looked just for all over patterns with a lot of texture. Granted, they didn’t meet all of my […]

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The Birth of a Design, Part II: What to Stitch, What to Stitch

Read Part I here. Having settled on a yarn base (Three Irish Girls Lindon Merino) and a clothing style (a sweater suitable for boys), I decided to try to work up a couple swatches. Here is where my Barbara Walker treasuries were absolutely invaluable. I pulled all 4 off the shelf and began flipping through […]

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