Remarkable Yarns Collection, Spring 2018

(If I call it a spring collection, that means it’s spring, right?!) Happy Monday, lovely knitters! I’m brimming with excitement today! Firstly, because the website update is complete (this round of it, anyway) and things look shiny new over here. But secondly, because I finally get to share a different…

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CustomFit Update – Redo your pattern super-easily.

This fall will mark 5 years since I started CustomFit. I can’t really speak coherently about what making this crazy side project into my life has meant to me. It’s too wonderful and fundamental for me to be rational about it. To have seen something I thought should exist in…

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“New” pattern Thursday – Harrogate!

Happy pattern release day, lovely knitters! Okay, so it’s technically not really a new pattern, but I’m excited nonetheless: I’ve built my Harrogate design into CustomFit! The Original I first released the Harrogate design as a traditional pattern in 2014, knit up in the lovely, woolly Lorna’s Laces Masham. It…

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CustomFit subscriptions just got better!

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I have a fun new CustomFit subscription benefit to share with you today: Monthly sweater lessons. (From the first page of this month’s lesson.) First, let me say that I appreciate everyone who has subscribed so much. Subscriptions are the backbone of my business, and the reason…

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Happy new year, gift knitting roundup

Happy New Year, lovely knitters! I hope your holiday season was restful, warm, and as joyous and raucous as you like it to be. Ours was utterly lovely this year. Close to home, we hosted our annual solstice open house, and made it through the longest night surrounded by friends,…

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CustomFit Off-roading: The Spider Sweater

Happy Friday, knitters! Last week, I uploaded a new tutorial to the site – 5 tips for successful gift sweaters: I mentioned the tutorial in my newsletter, and several of you wrote asking about The Spider Sweater I featured: I made this sweater for Jacob several years ago – making…

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Gifts for knitters (including you!)

I’ll share some of the FOs from the Fall KAL next week, but with holiday season officially on us (here in the US, at least), today I wanted to talk about gifts for knitters. This year’s Gift KAL has gotten off to a great start, and I’m loving seeing everyone’s…

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Homecoming

Hello, lovely knitters! Happy fall, and l’shana tova to all of you who celebrate. It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks, but I’m finally back home. The laundry’s (mostly) done, the email is (mostly) caught up, and the boys are thoroughly snuggled. I’m enjoying some afternoon sunshine working on my…

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From Summer to Fall – New KAL

Happy Friday, lovely knitters! The weather is still steamy here, but my thoughts always turn to fall in August despite the heat. Crisp mornings walking through a sleepy garden with a cup of hot coffee; cold, clear nights sky-gazing; dazzling color in the trees on a sunny day. Fall is…

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Knitting round-up and TNNA re-cap

Hello, lovely knitters! I’ve just returned from The National Needle Arts’ Summer Show in Columbus. It’s one of my favorite trips of the year – a rare chance to poke my head up out of my own work and reconnect, make plans, and get excited about the fall knitting season.…

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