Life

Moving On!

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!

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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

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!

Life

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!