So You Want to Be a Designer

March 20, 2019By Andi

About a month ago, conversations on Instagram started popping up about why designers were so secretive about how to become a designer. My first thought was that it was a weird complaint because I picked up everything I knew from information shared by other designers, but then I realized that the useful blog and forum … Read More

2019 Goals

March 12, 2019By Andi

At the beginning of every years, for most of the life of this blog, I’ve shared my goals for the new years relating to knitting and design work, and I’ve reviewed how I did with the previous year’s goals. At the beginning of this year, I decided to keep things simple and make my only … Read More

Big Changes

December 31, 2018By Andi

To say that my 2018 was not great is a bit of an understatement. At the end of 2017, I got a sinus infections, which lasted three months and took several courses of increasingly strong antibiotics to clear up. And after it was gone, I was still left with constant sinus pressure and the usual … Read More

Seamless Set-in Sleeve KAL 2019

December 21, 2018By Andi

After the holidays are over and all the gift knitting is completed, it’s nice to treat yourself to a new project all for you, and the Seamless Set-in Sleeve KAL is just the thing! For this KAL, you can knit any of my seamless set-in sleeve patterns or use A Guide to Seamless Set-in Sleeve … Read More

Blocking Seamless Sweaters

December 3, 2018By Andi

The advice that you should block your knitting can sometimes be met with confusion when it comes to simpler stitch patterns. The internet is full of elaborate tutorials on blocking lace, because that’s a real skill, but they’ve created a misconception that blocking all knitting requires extreme stretching and pinning. Blocking, at its simplest, is … Read More