Knitting Pattern: Two-Toned Diamonds Infinity Scarf

If there was an award for the world’s slowest knitter, I’m pretty sure I’d win (or, at least bring home the bronze). This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Yarnspirations. My slug-like pace doesn’t deter me from knitting, though sometimes, I need a little help from a bulky yarn … Read more

Knitting Pattern: Ocean Star Infinity Scarf

One of my favorite things about being a crochet and knitting designer and blogger is getting the opportunity to try out new-to-me yarns. When I originally designed this pattern (as the Winter Sea Cowl) for Love of Knitting magazine, I had the chance to choose from any Patons yarn for the sample. This post contains … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Alpaca Caress Infinity Scarf

I love the feel of alpaca yarn. It’s so soft and silky. It’s just perfect for wearing around the neck, especially if you have sensitive skin. This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for this sample was generously provided by Galler Yarns. I also loved marled yarns where two different colors of fiber are twisted together … Read more

New crochet pattern: Rough Around the Edges Cowl

I’m continuing my series on new pattern releases for fall and winter with the Rough Around the Edges Cowl, a crochet pattern for an infinity/circle scarf. This cowl is crocheted in the round with a wonderful fingering weight wool yarn called Wayfarer from Made in America Yarns. The yarn has an excellent drape and great … Read more

Year of Projects, Year 2: Hanging in there

I’ve somehow made it through two marathon weeks at work (10-12 hour days, working on the weekends, etc.), but crochet and knitting (and blog reading) have been on the back burner. ¬†Yesterday, I opened my Google Reader to find over 1,000 unread posts (!) and while I did get around to reading almost every YOP … Read more

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