Just a quick update on things to come: I’ve been busy baking all day, perfecting and refining my Floral Cookies. They’re pretty little things that taste of orange zest and look like Springtime. They’ll be even prettier when there are more edible flowers to be had. They will be the featured recipe for my latest pattern, Beryl Berry – a Child’s Sweater. Knit seamlessly, from … Continue reading Testing, 1, 2, 3…
It’s here! My latest shawl design: The Harvest Advent Shawl! Days are short and nights grow cold; the air is cool and crisp and the fields turn to gold. Autumn is my favorite time of the year, and running through the surrounding wheat fields is one my my favorite fall activities. The Harvest Shawl is inspired by these fields that stretch across the rows … Continue reading Harvest Advent Shawl
Happy Days! As mentioned yesterday, I will be an exhibitor at the Swiss Yarn Festival 2020 in Glattfelded, CH. It runs on the the 29. February and the 1. March 2020 in the old Spinnerei that is now a hotel/conference center. I went last year as a visitor, and just fell in love with the location and the festival. This year looks to be even … Continue reading Sweater Sets!
A LOT has been going on lately. Which is partly to blame why I have been AWOL. New yarns are hitting the shop (hurray alpaca sock yarn! – more on this later), knitting kits for the Swiss Yarn Festival KAL (more on this later), a new pattern just in time for planning your Advent shawl (more on this later), a cowl pattern will (hopefully) be … Continue reading More on this later…
As a kick-off (and to celebrate that I’m getting back into the swing of things), I am offering a 20% coupon code for my Blog readers on my patterns on Ravelry! This runs through the end of June 2019. Just use the coupon code BlogBlog upon checkout. Are you looking for a cowl to use up lots of leftover sock yarn (perhaps from an Advent … Continue reading Pattern Promotion
Finally! My Along the Giessen Cowl is ready! I’ve had some fantastic testers who helped a great deal making it possible. It’s been a while coming, but I wanted it to be tested properly. There’s a stream that runs through my neighborhood called the Giessen, which means to pour or water in German. It’s a defining feature of the area, filled with flora and … Continue reading Along the Giessen
And we are ready for testing! I hope to have a final pattern to release mid-December. A cowl that is a quick, but interesting knit, inspired by the nature outside my door. Continue reading Blocked and ready to go!