Crochet Pattern: Yakity Schmakity Hat in 3 sizes

I first encountered yak yarn at Vogue Knitting Live 2013, when I came across the mYak booth. (I later interviewed Paola from mYak about her company’s sustainable partnership with Tibetan yakherders here.) This post contains affiliate links. The yarn for the sample was generously provided by SHOKAY. Last year, I was introduced to another brand … Read more

Crochet Pattern: An Unconventional Aviator

This asymmetrical earflap hat is an unconventional spin on an aviator hat. My original inspiration was an iconic image of pioneering aviatrix,¬†Amelia Earhart, used in Apple’s Think Different poster series. I love the mischievous look in her eyes! I borrowed the shape for An Unconventional Aviator from that design. This post contains affiliate links.¬†The yarn … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Pineapples for Everyone Shawl

I love crocheting the pineapple motif. During the holiday season, I like to make customized versions of the same design for several people on my gift list. It makes it easier for me to remember the pattern but I can also create something special and unique for everyone. This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for … Read more

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