Category Archives: designs

…contest time…

Want to win a copy of my latest pattern, Spring Mix, and the yarn to make it?  Sure you do!  All you have to do to be entered to win is visit my designer page on Ravelry, pick which pattern … Continue reading

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…Spring Mix…

Just a quick note to let you know that I’ve just released a new pattern. Spring Mix is the perfect spring accessory.  Light and airy, delicate and lacy, just the right amount of loveliness around your neck. I used Knitted … Continue reading

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…a little traveling music…

How would you like to go on a fabulous trip?  Or how about 4 fabulous trips?  Well they you need to see this… Miss Babs has just announced her 2014 Knitting Tour and guess who one of the featured designers … Continue reading

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…down the gradient rabbit hole…

Spectral Traliccio Thanks so much for the fantastic response to both Spectral and Traliccio!  It’s the first time I’ve worked with gradients and I am in love.  The way that the colors travel is magical!  If you haven’t had a … Continue reading

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…Traliccio…

Introducing Traliccio! Traliccio, Italian for trellis, is the perfect name for this infinity cowl worked in a beautiful trellis stitch pattern.  Traliccio is worked flat, beginning with a provisional cast-on, and then grafted together using the kitchener stitch.  Whether you … Continue reading

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…did ya see…

…this?  That’s my Spectral!  Stephanie knit one for her daughter out of a Fiber Optic Paintbox Gradient kit and it’s beautiful!  I am beyond excited about this!  Oh and this… That’s Spectral at #3 on Ravelry!  I totally missed it when … Continue reading

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…Spectral…

spec·tral adjective ˈspek-trəl : of, relating to, or made by a spectrum. Spectral is worked in an all over textured pattern that perfectly highlights the spectrum of any gradient yarn.  I designed it using Miss Babs Yummy Toes yarn in gradient colors … Continue reading

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…Down The Aisle…

One year ago we were celebrating the marriage of our youngest daughter Kate to Chris.  It was a beautiful day and a wonderful ceremony. the bride and her grandfather down the aisle      When our daughter Kate became engaged, she asked … Continue reading

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…Tollgate…

   Up in the mountains of Eastern Oregon is a beautiful area known as Tollgate.  This is where our family cabin has been for over 50 years.  The cabin sits in a forest of tall fir trees, next to a … Continue reading

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…It’s finally real…

Almost 2 years ago I received an email from Ann Budd asking if I’d be interested in designing something for her upcoming book.  I thought about it, for like 15 seconds, and emailed back that I would love to.  I … Continue reading

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