January 2014

Hats and Mitts

Hats and Mitts

It’s still a great thrill to find my pattern between the pages of Vogue Knitting. I’m actually still waiting for my contributor’s copy of the magazine but there are already a few finished projects on Ravelry. My design is the slouchy hat in the Yoga story. Photos © SoHo Publishing I alternated bands of fisherman’s rib with twisted rib. The Fisherman’s rib looks particularly great when the hat is stretched a bit on the head because the ribbing opens up and contrasts even more with the tighter twisted rib. For me it evokes the read more

Gumdrops Mittens KAL

Gumdrops Mittens KAL

Krista of RainCityKnits ☂ and I have decided to run a Gumdrops mittens knit along. This is a first for both of us and we’re hoping you’ll join us. We’re really excited to see what colour combinations people dream up. Krista has yarn kits available in her shop in two colourways. Don’t forget that there is a 20% off coupon code in the pattern for your entire order from RainCityKnits ☂.Of course, you can go stash busting or use other yarn as well. In fact, these read more