Free Patterns, My Designs, travel

On The Road Again

Hello readers! As I write it is 9am on a Tuesday, and I have spent the last 15 hours curled up on various surfaces throughout Dublin airport. I have had a total of 1.75 hours of sleep, and I don’t even know how many coffees at this point. Perfect time to write a concise, entertaining,… Continue reading On The Road Again

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Life, My Designs, travel

New Year, New Knits!

I can’t believe it’s already the end of January! It has been a while since I’ve posted anything on the blog, as the last month or so has been pretty crazy. I spent the last few weeks of December and the first week of January on a bit of an adventure around Ireland with a… Continue reading New Year, New Knits!

Free Patterns, My Designs

9 Free Christmas Patterns

Happy holidays knitters! In honor of the giving spirit of the season, I’m making my Santa hat pattern, Jolly Old St Nick, free for the whole month of December! Just hop on over to Ravelry and get the free download.   Since the holidays can be tough on the wallet, with all the gifts, decorations,… Continue reading 9 Free Christmas Patterns

Free Patterns, My Designs, Tutorials

FREE Scarf Pattern and Tassel Tutorial!

Today I'm releasing a new free scarf pattern - Kiss the Teacher is an easy, chunky triangle scarf that's the perfect quick knit for autumn! Get the PDF download for free on Ravelry by clicking the link above. Here is a quick tutorial on how to make the tassels for the corners of the scarf.… Continue reading FREE Scarf Pattern and Tassel Tutorial!

My Designs, Tutorials

I-Cord Bind Off Tutorial

Hello dear readers! Today I’ll be doing a quick photo tutorial for a 3-stitch i-cord bind off. This bind off creates a lovely edge for collars, cuffs, and hems, and is especially nice for stockinette stitch as it prevents the edge from curling. It can be used in the round or on flat knit items.… Continue reading I-Cord Bind Off Tutorial

My Designs, Tutorials

How to Graft Live Stitches Together with Kitchener Stitch

Hello all! This week I’m going to show you how to use Kitchener stitch to graft live stitches together, as per the title of this post. I’m also going to plug my new design that goes live on Ravelry TODAY: The Climbing Rope Cowl! The pattern is 50% off this weekend only, so grab it… Continue reading How to Graft Live Stitches Together with Kitchener Stitch