Category Archives: designs

…it’s just like a real job…

A little while ago, my husband and I were traveling over to central Oregon for the weekend and I was knitting in the car…as usual.  We rode along in silence for quite some time when he said to me, “Do … Continue reading

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…gentlemen, starts your engines…

At long last the much anticipated Rose City Yarn Crawl starts tomorrow.  I’ve been planning for this weekend for a long time, ever since I pushed send on my submission for the RCYC Mystery KAL pattern. I was going gangbusters … Continue reading

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…it’s time…

…to get over here and get your pattern.  The Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery KAL has begun!  The pre-clue is now available so you can get out and select which yarn you’ll be using and get to swatching!  I can’t … Continue reading

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…there’s a KAL in my future…

So guys, there a KAL coming.  It’s the Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery KAL and guess who the designer is this year?  Yup, it’s me.  I’m super proud of this design and I so wish I could show you what … Continue reading

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…Wanda Estelle…

Finally, I am so please to introduce to you Wanda Estelle! Named after my great-aunt Wanda, this wrap features an intricate cable pattern running along the edge of a stockinette body.  The wrap slips easily over your head as an … Continue reading

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…meet-up and a new pattern soon…

Just a heads up that Melanie from Black Trillium Fibres  and I will be having a Shifted Shades meet-up tomorrow at For Yarn’s Sake!  We’ll be there from 2:00 – 4:00  with a mini trunk show and Melanie will have … Continue reading

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…something old (that’s me), something new (that’s a pattern)…

I’m happy to introduce Raptor Ridge, a quick to knit versatile accessory, that is sure to become a staple in your closet.  Using a single strand of Miss Babs Yowza! for the Solid Rib and a double strand  each of Miss … Continue reading

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…sneaky…

I’m sitting here today working on the final touches on a new pattern  (details coming soon).  It might just be my favorite design so far, but then I think that with each pattern I publish.  It’s kind of like your … Continue reading

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…have you heard?

The weather in my area is awful!  We’ve had 10+ inches of snow, which is hard enough on the Portland area, but we’ve just topped it off with 1/2 inch of ice.  Freezing rain!  UGH!   But let’s make lemonade … Continue reading

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…super secret…

I’ve just taken a super secret project off the needles, it’s into the bath and soon will be blocking.  Wanna see? Well, that’s all I can show you.  Like I said, it’s a super secret project!  Did you really think … Continue reading

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