Advent calendar 2019

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October 4, 2019

Here are two tutorials for the techniques used in the Horror-riffic Halloween Mystery Mittens: a two-color cast-on for a two-color ribbing.

September 27, 2019

The Horror-riffic Halloween Mystery Mittens are a pair of mystery colorwork mittens is released in nine clues starting October 1, 2019.

September 20, 2019

How do you knit a left-leaning decrease? What is the best mirror-image counterpart to a K2tog (knit two together) decrease? Let's find out.

September 13, 2019

Design inspiration behind the Soothsayer sweater pattern. Read on to discover what this top-down raglan could've looked like if I'd stuck to the original plan and yarn choice.

September 6, 2019

This blog posts discusses sustainable alternatives to superwash to start reducing your environmental footprint, and resources for finding eco-friendly yarns.

August 30, 2019

In the past few months I've begun thinking about the sustainability of superwash, that is, machine washable yarns. In this blog post I discuss what superwash is, why it's used, how superwash yarns are produced, and what's their environmental impact. It'...

August 23, 2019

The Fall 2019 issue of the Ottobre Design Woman sewing magazine was a bit of a mixed bag. Here's a review of my favorite — and least favorite — patterns from the issue.

August 16, 2019

It had been three years since I participated in the annual spin-along, Tour de Fleece. For this year's Tour my goal was to just get back in the spinning game.

August 9, 2019

Summer is a great time for small, quick, and portable knits. In this blog post I wax poetic about my latest pattern release, the Lavender Lullaby cowl.

August 2, 2019

The Outfit Along 2019. Knit a piece. Sew a piece. Make an outfit. So I did.

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