Steeking Tutorial for Hyphenated

To purchase the Hyphenated knitting pattern on Ravelry, click here. For many–if not most–knitters, the idea of steeking evokes feelings of trepidation, anxiety and discomfort. It is only natural to feel this way, given that steeking involves slicing up your hard-earned knitted garment. Attempting it willy nilly with no plan would be downright scary, which…

Hyphenated

To purchase the Hyphenated sweater pattern on Ravelry, click here. I am quite proud of my newest knitting pattern. Hyphenated is my favorite design that I have created thus far, and it is also among my favorite sweaters that I have knit, ever. I knit two samples for this design. The sample shown here is…

Red Moon Tee

With the completion of my Red Moon Tee, I believe I just finished knitting the most brightly colored sweater I’ve ever made. It is so fun! PROJECT BREAKDOWN Pattern: Red Moon Sweater by Born and Raised Knits Yarn: Kindred Red Rad Sock in the colorways Willow’s Sweaters and Roarange To view my Red Moon tee…

Jake’s Art of Autumn Socks

Happy Autumn Equinox! What better way to ring in the new season than to share a pair of newly completed fall socks? It took me an entire year to finish these socks, which hibernated post-heel for quite a while. Fortunately I had made them big, so they fit well. Phew! (Note to self: Never start…

Rift Tee and Another Pair of Arenite Pants

PROJECT BREAKDOWN Knitting Pattern: Rift by Jacqueline Cieslak in the 44″ size Yarn: Little Fox Yarn Linea in colorway Chasing Blue Skies, sport weight (50% Merino wool, 25% cotton, 15% linen, 10% silk) To view my Rift Tee project page on Ravelry, click here. Sewing Pattern: Arenite Pants by Sew Liberated in size 8 Fabric:…

Elton Pullover Mod

PROJECT BREAKDOWN Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli in size Medium, modded to be a pullover Yarn: La Bien Aimée Merino Singles (single ply superwash 100% merino) in the Curious Handmade colorway and La Bien Aimée Mohair Silk (70% mohair wool, 30% silk) in the Direwolf colorway To view my Elton project page on Ravelry, click…

As If Tee, Arenite Pants and a Hinterland Hack

PROJECT BREAKDOWN Knitting Pattern: As If Tee by Shay Johnson Yarn: Julie Asselin Nurtured [100% wool (Rambouillet, Targhee and Merino)] in colorway “Naturel” and Rowan Kidsilk Haze (70 % Kid Mohair and 30% Silk) in colorway “612 White” To view my As If Tee project page on Ravelry, click here. Sewing Pattern: Arenite Pants by…

Mom’s Birthday Bubble Shawl

PROJECT BREAKDOWN Pattern: Bubble Shawl by Stephen West Yarn: West Wool Bicycle in colorways Copenhagen and Glass The texture in this shawl is so fun! I first spotted the pattern in my Instagram feed (Stephen West’s gray and mustard version) and immediately clicked and made plans to knit it. The pattern is simpler to knit…

Scrappy V: My New Summer Design

Isn’t Alli’s rainbow Scrappy V just amazing?! My favorite and most used yarn weight is, without a doubt, sock yarn. After wrapping up a shawl, sweater, pair of socks or some other fingering weight project, I am known to place my leftover balls of yarn on a shelf. Each day I walk by said shelf…

How to Work German Short Rows in Brioche

If you’ve ever wondered how to work short rows in brioche, look no further! I had intended to make a video last year before releasing the Contour Cardi pattern to show how to work the brioche short rows that are described in the pattern. Thankfully, my friend Christina (who actually gave me my first couple…