Category: Knitting

  • So You Want to Be a Designer

    So You Want to Be a Designer

    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 […]

  • 2019 Goals

    2019 Goals

    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 […]

  • Seamless Set-in Sleeve KAL 2019

    Seamless Set-in Sleeve KAL 2019

    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 […]

  • Blocking Seamless Sweaters

    Blocking Seamless Sweaters

    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 […]

  • Saying Goodbye to Miette and Introducing Crumb

    Saying Goodbye to Miette and Introducing Crumb

    Miette is retiring! This may come as a surprise, but I’ve been planning it for a few years. At the end of this year, December 31, 2018, Miette will no longer be available for download. I’m sure that will be disappointing for some of you, and that’s why I wanted to provide plenty of notice […]