The Great Grading Adventure — Part 4

2017 is drawing to a close and I can't believe I started designing garments only a few months ago. Where do you start when you want to know more about grading and designing garments? For me, the answer is always to read a book. And to check Craftsy for classes. There is a class about... Continue Reading →


Pattern Release — Kingfisher Mittens

Be it a snowball fight, a winter stroll or building a snowman --- these mittens will keep your hands warm no matter what winter has in store for you! Worked from cuff to fingertips, these mittens feature a 2x2 ribbing that resembles a little cable. But no cable needle is used, the look is achieved... Continue Reading →

Pattern Release — Margaret Creek

It's time to release my first sweater pattern --- Margaret Creek! Margaret Creek is a drop-shoulder sweater worked seamlessly from the top down. Saddle shoulders in a contrasting color continue into the sleeves and add a racing stripe effect. Before the bottom ribbing, a band of Twisted ZigZags grows out of the stockinette fabric. My... Continue Reading →

Pattern Release — Manta Ripple

Let's start November with a new shawl pattern --- with ripples and garter stitch! The Manta Ripple has a triangular shape that resembles a Manta Ray! Combine 2 or 3 colors to show off the ripples that mimic the gentle ebb and flow of waves. For the 2-color-version, I used madelinetosh Tosh Sock --- 1... Continue Reading →

Pattern Release — Panessa

October has been quite warm so far and that's why I decided to release another lace shawl --- Panessa! Panessa is a large crescent-shaped shawl featuring two lace patterns and a slip stitch rib border. The gently curved shape is achieved with yarn overs. At first, the lace arrow pattern is worked in the middle... Continue Reading →

Pattern Release — Walking Happy

I'm excited to announce the release of my first knitted hat --- Walking Happy! Walking Happy is a simple, yet stunning hat! Little checks in a contrasting color add a touch of extravagance. This hat is worked from the bottom up and starts with a reverse rolled brim. The mosaic pattern is incorporated in the... Continue Reading →

Pattern Release — Arendale

What's better for Fall than a large shawl you can wrap yourself in --- a shawl like Arendale! Arendale starts as  dart-like shape that transforms into an asymetrical triangle. Elegant lines are made with twist stitches. At first, straight lines alternate with garter stitch. In the next section, depending on your choice, the twist stitch lines... Continue Reading →

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