Design Process

Design Upgrades

Like most knitwear designers, when I first started I had no idea what I was doing. I don’t have a background in graphic design, so my patterns weren’t the most visually pleasing. But I’ve been learning a lot in the past several months, and I decided to re-release all of my previous designs with a… Continue reading Design Upgrades

Design Process, Life

Initiate Knit Design Workshop!

Over the past 11 days, I’ve been working on a project for the Initiate Knit Design workshop run by Aroha Knits. Even though I have already published a few of my own patterns, I decided to sign up for this workshop (it’s free!) to see what more I could learn and to push me outside… Continue reading Initiate Knit Design Workshop!


Answering the Call

Right now I am working through the Initiate Knit Design workshop, run by Frenchie from Aroha Knits. I’ve swatched, ripped back, re-swatched, ripped back, and re-reswatched, and now I’m ready to cast on for real! But more on that story on Friday. Today I want to talk about mermaids. This summer I participated in my… Continue reading Answering the Call

Product Review

I Got A New Toy and It’s Time to Wind!

Disclaimer: I was not paid to write this review. I used my own personal funds to purchase this product, and I do not receive compensation from the links in this post. This has been a summer of excessive stash acquisitions, and I’m here today to tell you about another tool I added to my collection… Continue reading I Got A New Toy and It’s Time to Wind!

Design Process, Free Patterns, Tutorials

Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern and Tutorial

Hello all! Today I’ve got a free pattern and photo tutorial for you – a circular crochet shoulder bag, perfect for summer! With all the beautiful photos of Wool and the Gang’s Ra Ra Raffia on Instagram, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. I’ve been wanting a little straw bag all summer,… Continue reading Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern and Tutorial