It’s been a busy week since I last posted. I’m still getting settled in my new home in Dublin, and figuring out the routine with the boys – they both play about a million sports and the only homework they need help with is in a language I don’t speak, so it’s been an interesting… Continue reading Knitting While Walking and Other Adventures
On Tuesday, I boarded a flight from Boston to Dublin to start my next adventure: working as an au pair for a family in South Dublin for a year. I figured au pairing was the perfect way to really integrate myself into the culture by living with the family and being a huge part of… Continue reading Fáilte Go mBaile Átha Cliath !
In a few days, I will be leaving Boston to move to Dublin, Ireland. I will be working as an au pair, and I am so excited to move in with an Irish family and get to know their two sweet little boys! I’ve visited Ireland once before, but far too briefly; we were only… Continue reading Moving On!
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
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
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!
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