Announcing the 2014 Sampler Mystery Knit-a-long!

I’m really excited to share a project that I’ve been working on, secretly, behind the scenes for months! If you can cast on, knit, purl, and bind off, this sampler MKAL is for you! Starting on January 1, a new “clue” will be released every second Wednesday through 2014. The… View Post

Pineapples for Everyone Shawl CAL: Laying Down the Foundation

Welcome to the Pineapples for Everyone Shawl CAL!  If you’re just joining in, you can find the free pattern here.  Ravelry members can join our CAL chat here.  Our tag is 2013PFEcal. Welcome to our second week of the Pineapples for Everyone Shawl CAL.  Apparently, some speedy participants have almost finished their… View Post

Year of Projects, Year 2: Experiments and pineapples

Yesterday, I took an amazing class, Double-Ended, Circular Tunisian Tapestry with Lily Chin.  I’d never taken a class with Lily before, but I’ve heard a lot of good things.  Well, believe the hype, people, because she is an awesome teacher!  It’s rare to find a talented designer who is also an… View Post

Year of Projects, Year 2: New Year, New List

After reviewing my progress in last week’s post, I decided to revise my list for the last half of the Year of Projects.  This may not seem as ambitious as my original list, but for right now it works for me. I’ve been purposely vague about the exact numbers of… View Post

Ripple Mania CAL: Giveaway

Whether you’re just joining in or you’ve been participating in the Ripple Mania Crochet-a-long since October, I know you’re excited to hear more about the prizes!  The Ripple Mania CAL has four fantastic sponsors, Coats & Clark, Leisure Arts, Lion Brand Yarn, and Magique Enterprises, who have each put together a great prize package.… View Post