I am often asked why I only dye one-of-a-kind (OOAK) colorways versus repeating my popular colors for my yarn to be purchased in bulk. My answer is simple. I am an artist…an artist that created a small business out of my art. This is different than creating a small business to creating art for thatContinue reading “Why I Only Dye OOAK Yarns”
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How to Bind Off a Folded Edge
The Silver Spring Duster is a worsted cotton lace cardigan that features vine lace on a long train and slight bell sleeves. The folded edging on the hemline, cuffs and front edging really clean up the edges of this design, and it is squishy and comfortable, too! Many are familiar with knitting a folded hem,Continue reading “How to Bind Off a Folded Edge”
The ‘I Do’ Frilly Top is the MUST-make!
Wedding season is not over, AND there are always future reasons to dress up, right?! The ‘I Do’ Frilly Top is a perfect lightweight fluttery-peplum knit that is perfect for such occasions! It is no secret that I love my frill and flutter. I had been dreaming of a lace peplum or babydoll with lightweightContinue reading “The ‘I Do’ Frilly Top is the MUST-make!”
The Human Side of Designing, and How to Stay Classy.
Big Horn Henley Pullover – Knit this in Knit Picks Wool of the Andes As enjoyable as designing is, especially to natural creatives, there is a down side. Maybe I should say down sides because not all the downers can be grouped together, and not all designers experience them. But with all tasks and careers,Continue reading “The Human Side of Designing, and How to Stay Classy.”
Testing for Lovely by Lee
Lovely by Lee, I want to test for you! Will you pick me? Before each testing call, I am usually swarmed with messages asking for requirements, materials and a request to be put on the testing call list. Usually the specific questions are, “Do you still need a __ size? How much yardage? What yarn? Continue reading “Testing for Lovely by Lee”
Candy Corn CUTE Hat Knitting Pattern
Halloween is a favorite holiday to most in the United States! It is one of my personal favorites, but I’m not into the scary Halloween. I like CUTE Halloween. And what is cuter than candy corn?! Since the usual Halloween festivities aren’t going to be like previous years (thanks, COVID-19), I am celebrating the spookyContinue reading “Candy Corn CUTE Hat Knitting Pattern”