Eccleston Jacket Launch

This week, we’re launching the second pattern in Kate’s new Lockdown Collection! The Eccleston Jacket A CustomFit design By Kate Atherley A cropped jacket in a simple but effective all-over texture pattern, a clever knit-and-purl interpretation of a plaid. Deep garter edgings and a high collar lend a casual flair…

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New CustomFit Pattern!

I’ve been working behind the scenes to get the business side of things up and running since I last posted my introduction. The plan, over the next several months, is to move CustomFit to its own site (eventually it will live at CustomFitKnits.com). There is a lot of back-end work…

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A petite white woman stands on rocks, with boats on the water behind her. She is wearing an orange and red long sweater, tights, and tall black boots.

Getting to know Meg

Hello to everyone! This is Meg, writing to you all for the first time. I’m sorry this post took so long, I had a family emergency right after the announcement. 2021 has a terrible sense of timing.  I’ve seen the comments from people wanting to know more about me, so…

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An even-more-important Announcement

Hello, lovely knitters! Thank you all, so much, for your kind words and wonderful stories over the past few weeks. Knowing what a difference my designs, and CustomFit, has made in your lives is an indescribable gift. Thanks, too, for your patience with my silence here in the meantime –…

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An important announcement

Hello, lovely knitters. It’s been ages since we’ve talked – again. We last spoke in early March last year, just after Kate came on board and just before the COVID shutdowns arrived. I had 3 different projects on the needles, regular business travel that gave me the chance to make…

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New designs, new knitting

Howdy everyone, and happy March! I hope you’re all doing well, and enjoying whatever kind of weather you’re getting at this time of year. Here in Connecticut, things are warming up and my snowdrops are braving the intermittent frosts and showing us their beautiful blooms. I have just a quick…

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Now in CustomFit: Drop Shoulder Sweaters

Hello, knitters! It’s impossible to overstate how excited I am to be writing this post. You can now create a drop shoulder custom pattern via CustomFit. On the customization page, a new drop-down called “construction” will allow you to choose either the currently-existing set-in sleeve construction, or (for allowed designs)…

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Three sweater quantities of yarn, in black, burgundy, and gray.

Welcome, Kate!

Happy new year, knitters! (Is it still fair for me to say that even though it’s February?) Knitting-wise, 2019 was a pretty strange year for me. I knit quite a lot, of course, but struggled to find the time to share it with all of you. I missed admiring your…

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Cowls and Festivals and Fall, oh my!

Happy Friday, lovely knitters! Fall is well and truly started, and the final make. wear. love. retreat is in the rear-view mirror. I’ve got retreat designs to share with you in a week or so (see them in the shop if you’re impatient!), but today I want to talk about…

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New design alert: Farmington

Hello, lovely knitters! Long time no chat, as usual – preparations (and knitting!) for this fall’s retreat are really ramping up here, layering on top of the already-busy day job. I got the most wonderful email in my inbox this past week, though – photos of a new design for…

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