Knitting Designer Aids
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OK I admit it – I’m not very good at drawing :-(. I once did a series of cartoons for an international conference presentation with stick people in it, just to spite my husband who didn’t have the time to … Read More

Lepidina Kerchief knitting pattern
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The pattern is available on Ravelry where you can also see my other patterns. This is a little quick knit pattern (all test knitters completed it in under 5 hours) for an adventurous beginner or intermediate knitter. The kerchief has … Read More

How to begin knitting a triangular shawl (videos)
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A couple of videos on starting a triangular shawl with a garter tab and using Judy’s magic toe-up cast-on. How to knit garter tab cast-on for triangular shawls Knitting a triangular shawl from the top-center and down If you want … Read More

Interview with Heather Ordover from CraftLit
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I have just had the absolute pleasure of a lovely, inspiring chat with Heather Ordover. Many of you may know her as the woman behind CraftLit, now running on its seventh year. If you don’t, then may I suggest that … Read More

Blocking the Echo Flower shawl
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See and download the full gallery on posterous So I finished the Echo Flower shawl I was knitting for the Historic Crafts knit along (KAL) on Ravelry. It has really been the most amazing journey. it’s the second time I … Read More

Slightly Large Cardigan
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This is the latest cardigan I have knitted. I began it last summer (2009) and just finished it the other week. I think that I should have knitted the cardigan a size smaller but I am still pleased with the … Read More

Blue knitting loves crochet top
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The first thing I began knitting last year was a project that combines knitting and crochet. The Dressed-up Tank Top from Candi Jensen’s ‘Knitting Loves Crochet’ was a fun project with very simple knitting in sand-stitch and some slightly more … Read More