My First Aran Sweater

Hi Knitters! Last summer while sipping coffee at a play date, a dear friend of mine asked me a question. "Do you think you could knit an Aran sweater?" How that little question changed my life as a designer and as a knitter! I hesitated as I thought. "I don't know." I said. "I...think I … Continue reading My First Aran Sweater

Red Heart Yarns: Fantastic Ripple Scarf

Hi Knitting Friends, My needles were clicking fast back in January, and now I can share this fun freelance knitting pattern I designed for Red Heart Yarns: the Fantastic Ripple Scarf!   The scarf is a single repeat of traditional Old Shale lace, edged with garter stitch, and the coolest thing about it is that … Continue reading Red Heart Yarns: Fantastic Ripple Scarf

Introducing Annalie

Hello Knitters, Meet Annalie, a fun pattern for a rectangular shawl or classic scarf. Annalie combines the vintage sweetness of eyelet lace ribs with clean, modern style. Annalie is a PDF knitting pattern download  containing full written instructions, knitting charts, and schematic available for $6.00 USD. See the Ravelry pattern listing or use the buy now … Continue reading Introducing Annalie

Let’s Knit Magazine ~ Author Interview

Let's Knit is a UK magazine all about knitting and crochet, and they interviewed me for this month's "Last Word" section. We discuss Poetic Crochet, my favorite (favourite!) fibers, and my unusual path into the wonderful world of yarn. Hint: The path was uncovered by that beloved British lady of letters, Agatha Christie. Strange, but true. Click the … Continue reading Let’s Knit Magazine ~ Author Interview

♥ MBS: My Beautiful Sweater ♥

Hi Knitters and Crocheters, Guess what? This is project chit-chat. I rarely post what's "on the needles" or "off the hook..." [was just struck with realization that "off the hook" is one of the best crochet puns I have never used.] ahem...because I typically design with the end goal of submission or indie release and … Continue reading ♥ MBS: My Beautiful Sweater ♥