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TKGA Report: Level 3 Sweater

In which I begin my journey towards a TKGA Level 3 Aran sweater design.

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TKGA Report: Level 3 Hat Finished!

In which I finish my Level 3 tam. Finally!

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And the winner is…

And the winner is…Sweetp! Congratulations, you have just won the pattern of your choice from Deirdre Lejeune’s Ravelry shop!

Will you choose the just released Joining the Dark Side Cowl or one of the other lovelies in Deirdre’s shop? Please let us know.

Photo of Joining the Dark Side Cowl by Deirdre Lejeune

Joining the Dark Side Cowl by Deirdre Lejeune
©Deirdre Lejeune. Used with permission.

Interview with designer Deirdre Lejeune

In which I interview Belgian designer Deirdre Lejeune about her knitting inspirations and design process.

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TKGA Report: Level 3 Hat More Progress

In which I discuss final color choices and plans to start knitting!

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Interview with author and designer Larissa Brown – Part 2

This is the second part of my interview with author and designer Larissa Brown, in which she discusses her favorite patterns and aspects of designing.

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TKGA Report: Level 3 Hat Progress

In which I continue to make slooow progress designing my Level 3 Fair Isle hat project.

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Interview with author and designer Larissa Brown – Part 1

Author and prolific knitwear designer Larissa Brown graciously took time out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions...

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Getting Ready…

The Indie Designer Gift-A-Long is almost here!

What is a Gift-A-Long, you ask? Just a 2-month-long KAL/CAL of holiday gifts made from patterns designed by independent designers.

Check out these stats about the participating designers, as compiled by Kimberly Golynskiy (80skeins, Kimberly’s blog)

a chart showing 2014 Gift-A-Long stats.

2014 Gift-A-Long stats

From Thursday, November 13th at 8:00 pm US EST through Friday, November 21, 2014 at 11:59 pm US EST, 293 indie designers (including me!) will be offering a 25% discount on selected patterns in their Ravelry shops. You can read all about the details here.

KAL/CALs will run from Thursday, November 13 at 8pm (US-EST) through New Years Eve, Wednesday, December 31 at midnight (US-EST). There will be games, prizes, great conversation, and a lot of fun. Hope you will join us!

To celebrate the start, I will have a special post in which I interview novelist and indie designer Larissa Brown. Stay tuned!

TKGA Report: Level 3 Hat

In which I begin the process of designing my Level 3 Fair Isle hat project.

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