Tag: designs

  • New Shawl Pattern: Nix

    It’s still not that warm out, but I’m declaring it to be Spring knitting time so it feels right to finally release the pattern for my lightweight shawl! It’s called Nix, named after yet another author I admire, and it’s a fun simple knit that was designed to show off hand-dyed yarn. The clean lines […]

  • New Hat Pattern: Charlie

    I’m excited to introduce you to my new colorwork beanie pattern, Charlie. The pattern features a turned hem brim that can be left down like I’m wearing it in the picture above, or it can be turned up to show off a fun little spotted detail. The hat is knit using Spincycle Yarn Dyed in […]

  • New Free Pattern: An Easy Beanie

    I’m starting the New Year off with a bang, and I’ve got a new free pattern out on Tuts+ today! It’s for a basic beanie with a textured stitch pattern, knit in Cascade 220 on 5 mm needles. You can add it to your queue on the beanie’s Ravelry page. Meet my cousin/roommate Carl! Tuts+ […]

  • Armande

    After binge watching Island at War followed by a bunch of Joan Hickson Miss Marple episodes, I decided that I needed a long, cozy, casual, retro sweater. Big pockets and a collar were mandatory, and what I came up with, Armande, is a delightful 40s- and 50s-inspired mishmash of a cardigan. I wanted to do […]

  • A Cropped Sweater for Winter

    When the editor I work with at Tuts+ mentioned that they’d like me to write a sweater pattern for them, I was pretty excited about it because I had been wanting to have a resource to show people who were having a hard time visualizing how my favorite seamless construction comes together. It felt like […]