Everyday Lace

I first was introduced to Heather Zoppetti the way I’m sure many knitters were — via her stunning Dahlia Cardigan in the Fall 2011 Interweave Knits. It was a garment that really made me sit up, take notice, and take immediately to the internet (via ravelry) to find out what else this designer has done. [...]

Turnabout is fair play.

Thanks, guys, for sharing the kinds of things you’re itching to knit these days. The contest is open for another week, so click here to leave a comment and a chance to win one of six great patterns.
Since turnabout is fair play, I thought I’d give you guys a peek at the non-book knitting I’ve [...]


I’ve been so deep in the weeds working on projects for my upcoming knitting book with Interweave that I’ve felt very much out of the loop these days. What is the cure for the book doldrums? Why, a recent-release giveaway to celebrate all the wonderful, prodigious creativity of my fellow indie designers of course!
First up is [...]

Alexandria Considered

Alexandria’s pattern page with specs and more info.
Well, the promise to post more about Alexandria went from “later today” to “later two weeks from now”…one of the hazards of a full time job I guess (especially one that requires travel to Virginia 4 days out of the week for the foreseeable future).

1. Alexandria, photo copyright [...]

Mary Jane Mucklestone!

I’ve been wanting to meet Mary Jane for a while now. I came close in June when my sister-in-law came to the US to visit us. We managed to get up to Maine, but an hour long stop in Freeport turned into 6 hours and we didn’t have enough time to make it up [...]