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February 14, 2020

First pattern release in 2020: Ikirouta is a cozy cabled sweater with a turtleneck, two cuff length options, and optional thumb openings.

February 7, 2020

Hibernia KAL has come to an end. Check out the blog post for a gallery of lovely cabled beanies, headbands, mittens, and fingerless mitts knit in January 2020.

January 31, 2020

ChiaoGoo are known as the Ferrari of knitting needles. Here are my initial impressions of the Chiaogoo TWIST interchangeable needle set.

January 24, 2020

How are trends made? In this blog post I examine three phenomena that have been big in knitting in the past few years: brioche knitting, knitting with two yarns held together, and colorwork yokes. With pattern release data extracted from Ravelry I try to find out when...

January 17, 2020

Some of the design samples from my knitting patterns are currently on display at a trunk show at my LYS. Here's a virtual tour.

January 10, 2020

What's in vogue this summer? I took a look at Garnstudio's latest knitting pattern collection and identified five big knitwear trends that will be popular in spring and summer 2020.

January 3, 2020

It's a new year and a brand new decade! Here are my highlights from the knitting year 2019.

December 27, 2019

Happy holidays from talvi knits with Hibernia Quartet, a set of cabled accessories. Join my mailing list before the end of 2019 and get 25% off all 4 patterns.