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Disha Pullovers

Disha Pullovers

Oh man, it’s been ages! What can I say, life, the universe, etc, etc, got in the way of posting. Even instagram was too much work on some days! To ease myself back gently, this is basically an eye candy post. Check out the gorgeous test projects created by my...
Foxy

Foxy

And the Sourcebook Fitted Pullover, the one featuring that fox pattern, is done. Isn’t it adorable? I wanted to knit this as soon as I saw it, but had to figure out how and why I would wear it. I settled on some lustrous DK weight pima cotton in deep black, used...
First Showers: Vrishti Testers

First Showers: Vrishti Testers

And now for a shout out to some very special people — my lovely testers for Vrishti! Thank you so much for your time and effort, for knitting from the pattern, pointing out errors, giving suggestions, helping and supporting each other, and generally being a...
Pattern Release: Vrishti

Pattern Release: Vrishti

The pattern for Vrishti is now released! Vrishti is Sanskrit for “rain”. I ran a naming contest on a Ravelry group and the winner said they saw raindrops falling down a windowpane in the lace pattern. I fell in love with the evocative name instantly! In my...
Fulfilling a Want

Fulfilling a Want

I wanted stripes; thick, contrasty, stripes; bold, in-your-face stripes. I wanted stockinette; back and forth and in the round stockinette; but not endless boredom stockinette. I wanted a seamless sweater; a weave-in-all-ends-and-it’s-done sweater; but not an...
The Diagonal Stripey Sewn Thing

The Diagonal Stripey Sewn Thing

One of most exciting things in learning a new craft is discovering how human ingenuity — and how often it is female ingenuity! — has come up innovative shortcuts. In knitting, think of the first time you saw cables. How do they do that??!! you think, and...
The Quilting

The Quilting

This, people, should begin with ominous music. Like The Conjuring. Or even The Shining. After I blithely solved my previous problem by making a batting-backing-in-one, I was delighted! A few straight lines, I thought, and we’re done with the quilting! Nope....