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Patterns, revisited

I’m getting back at it by revisiting some old designs. First up on my to-do list is No Capes! No Capes! was originally published in Petite Purls, which is no longer online. As the rights have returned to me, I’ve decided this is a good time to fix a few things with the original design […]

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Mossy Bells

This was the yarn that told me rather emphatically what it wanted to be. “I want to be a cardigan.” No problem. “I want to have cute details.” You got it. “I want to be knit in 2 different directions and be done bottom up, but still seamlessly.” …Uh, what? Well, if you’re wondering if […]

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When Mommy’s supposed to be working

My kids think I can make just about anything with yarn. Don’t raise the subject around Jeffrey unless you want to hear all about my total mastery with knitting needles – he will be happy to inform you. Lexie will frequently ask me to make a little this or a small that, full of childish […]

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Sometimes…

Sometimes, you have a picture in your head of exactly what you want a knit item to look like…and to your delight, the swatch matches your mental picture. Sometimes, what comes off the needles isn’t anything close to what you pictured, and design “progress” is measured in negative numbers. Sometimes, progress is continuous and rapid. […]

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