As longtime readers may know, I was terrified of knitting for many years. My grandmother tried to teach me back when I was 9 or so (when she taught me to crochet), but everything I made turned into a trapezoid.
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
If you’re like most crafters I know (myself included), November and December are a frantic dash of gift making. This year, over 150 independent knitting and crochet designers banded together to host the Indie Design Gift-A-Long on Ravelry, and I’m