FO Friday: Sunflower belt

I have a hard time saying goodbye to summer.  Winters in the Northeast can be brutal, and, to me, the end of summer is the first part of the long haul through the shortened days and cold weather. For the past few weeks, I’ve been passing a display of sunflowers… View Post

Year of Projects, Year 2: Bruges crochet design, part 2

I’ve been pretty excited about my first Bruges lace design since I developed it and made a sample last weekend.  I actually started a second version yesterday so I could take some tutorial pictures to include with the pattern.  It’s being tested on Ravelry as we speak! I’m making this… View Post

FO Friday: Certified

Back in February, I attended the Craft Yarn Council Certified Instructor’s Program in Knitting on-site training.  I had an amazing time during the three day training, and met some great knitters!  We had to prepare quite a few swatches for the class… Even though I mailed off the proof of my 30 hours… View Post

Year of Projects, Year 2: Burst

Yesterday, I had a burst of creative energy and the time to crochet.  I designed a Bruges lace scarf pattern and made the sample. I don’t usually finish one of my Year of Projects goals on the same day that I start it, so I’m as amazed as you are.… View Post

FO Friday: My first ever knitting pattern and an interview with Marsha Cunningham

I’m really excited to unveil my very first finished knitting pattern, the Sandworm’s Journey Beanie, today.  The pattern is part of a collection for charity to support the Knotty Knitters 2013 calendar, so I thought it would be fitting to share an interview with Marsha Cunningham, the founder of the… View Post