Year of Sweaters, 2017

Hello, lovely knitters! I so appreciate all of your lovely comments on Clearview, and my last post. Today, I’m here to kick off another year of my Year of Sweaters KALs. Some of you have noticed that we’re overdue for the “Deep Winter KAL”, which would ordinarily have started a…

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Pattern release (and silence-breaker): Clearview

Hello, lovely knitters! And happy new year to you and yours. Looking back over the blog archives of the past couple of months, my silences have been stretching quite long. I apologize for that; I’ll admit that I’ve been struggling to find my voice here, lately. It’s been too easy…

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End of year quick fix: Deep Current Cowl

Happy new year, lovely knitters! It’s not widely known, but I do occasionally knit things that aren’t sweaters! Sometimes, like all knitters, I get gripped by the need to knit something incredibly soft, quick, and gratifying. This holiday season has been one of those times, for me – a few…

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Pattern release: Verglas

Thank you all, so much, for your lovely email messages and comments yesterday on the changes to CustomFit. I appreciate all of you more than you know. Today, I have some more happiness to share with you – a new sweater! Please say hello to Verglas: (Make your own version…

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CustomFit Enhancements – Subscriptions, Calculators, and more

Hi there, lovely knitters! I hope your holiday season is going along smoothly and joyously; around here, things are just starting to get truly nutty. My gift knitting is definitely not going to be done by the end of next week (!): But that’s okay. I have a backup gift,…

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make. wear. love. west 2017: Registration is LIVE!

Happy Wednesday, lovely knitters! I’ve got one major piece of news for you today, and one little bit of eye candy. First, the news: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Click the link above, or right here, to register. If you’re hoping to join us as a student, you’ll need to rank…

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Announcement: make. wear. love. west, 2017

Continuing in the fall frenzy theme, I’m excited to let you know that the make. wear. love. spring 2017 brochure is ready! Click here to download the brochure! Based on feedback from last spring and the fall retreat that’s just passed, I’m continuing to let the format evolve to match…

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New Sweater Thursday: Cider Mill

Hello, lovely knitters! It was snowing when I woke up this morning, and continued to do so all day long. I don’t mind it – I’m a pretty big winter fan – but the weather definitely sent me reaching for my new favorite sweater. And as the snow has continued…

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Fall Frenzy, and CustomFit Improvements

Fall is hands-down my favorite time of the year, and this year I’ve tried not to let the typical fall frenzy get in my way. I’ve been taking time, even if it’s just a few minutes, to notice the beauty New England has to offer in the fall and enjoy…

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make. wear. love. fall 2016 – recap and patterns!

Hello, lovely knitters! Long time, no chat, huh? I feel like this happens every year – I spend August feeling like I have things pretty much under control, and then September comes and things get crazy. Crazy in the best possible way, of course, because I spend part of my…

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