Knitting Pattern: Garden Stroll Socks

Hey knitters – what about spring socks in fresh, lightweight yarn. Sound good to you? Free pattern sound even better?? Here is just such a pattern that I whipped up specifically for my sock weight Garden Yarn. Full disclusure: I’ve made 3 pairs of these anklets and I’m not going to stop anytime soon. SoContinue reading “Knitting Pattern: Garden Stroll Socks”

Garden Yarn by KnittyVet – Naturally hand-dyed skeins launching soon!

Hey all! I hope you’ve been having a stellar season – here in the Northern Hemisphere I’ve been making the most of a beautiful summer and dyeing lots of yarn with the plants and flowers from my garden. I’ve been sharing my progress online and due to popular demand have decided to offer a limitedContinue reading “Garden Yarn by KnittyVet – Naturally hand-dyed skeins launching soon!”

Pre-Launch Wall Decor: Adding Color

Last time I shared the first few samplers knit for decorating your walls. Since then I’ve been experimenting with colors, style, and size. We are getting closer to launch, and I won’t have many on hand, so be sure to sign up now for notification!

"Sapphires" A new sock knitting pattern, or how I learned to stop worrying and love knitted sock design

Oh, I’m so excited! Seriously, big time, excited. Today I launched my first peer reviewed (ie test knit), big time sock pattern. It’s legit yo. This sock pattern entered my brain when I found myself the owner of some lovely Cascade Heritage Paints in a gorgeous, glowing, blue sapphire color. (It had somehow made itselfContinue reading “"Sapphires" A new sock knitting pattern, or how I learned to stop worrying and love knitted sock design”

Launching Something New : Knitted Play Bracelets

I’ve been working hard at the Etsy shop recently – updating photos, SEO (should I think about a post on this?), and promoting in and outside of Etsy. I also had an idea for a new product, inspired by my own daughter’s desire to play with my yarn. Not that I am upset about herContinue reading “Launching Something New : Knitted Play Bracelets”

A little baby knitting

I’ll admit it, I’ve taken full advantage of knitting for a wee one over the past year. How could I resist when there are books like Kristen Rengren’s Vintage Baby Knits? The book is full of updated, adorable patterns… I finished E’s pixie hat and immediately cast on some purple yarn for a sweater. I’llContinue reading “A little baby knitting”