Shea Scarf + Tutorial!

I am a personal fan of all things uncomplicated, especially when the results are delicate, deliciously textural, and beautiful. Enter the lovely Shea Scarf. Didn’t my model, the amazing Lorien, do a fabulous job? 🙂 This charming little number is knit up in Knit Picks Diadem, an insanely soft fingering weight yarn. It takes only one skein (315 yards/288 m of yarn) and I would rate this perfect for the beginner eager to add a new stitch to the repertoire. No special

Woodland Caps to Knit Giveaway

Have you been to Jo-Ann’s lately? Right now, they are the exclusive provider of my latest booklet, Woodland Caps to Knit. This entire project, from start to finish, has been one of the most fun, sweet, and entertaining things I have ever worked on. I love it SO much! From the charming gnome cottage and fairy house to the sweet piglet or moose cap, your kids are going to ADORE these knits as much as my own kids do (and


There are two, YES TWO, giveaways scheduled to take place over on my Facebook page! Tee hee…. my birthday puts me in a generous, giving mood. 😉 The one today, scheduled to start very, very soon is for my new Zuli Tunic.  The one for tomorrow starts in the AM and one lucky winner will get to choose ANY pattern they wish from my Ravelry Store!  Sponsored by Tabetha Hedrick, Knitwear Designs and not associated with Facebook in any way,

Maggie Pace Interview

I was so fortunate to have the opportunity to chat with the amazing Maggie Pace recently about her work as knitting expert on the show Knit and Crochet Now! Maggie is well known for her enticing and innovative felt work, as seen in her books Felt Forward and Felt It. Teaching on the show, running her business (Pick Up Sticks), designing, and even branching her portfolio out to graphics, sewing, and embroidery, it is safe to say that Maggie is a

Green Gable Knits

Joanna Johnson and her team at Slate Falls Press have never failed to enchant me with their previous publications: Phoebe’s Sweater, Phoebe’s Birthday, and Freddie’s Blanket. It comes as no surprise, then, they my heart wept with joy, delight, and memories when I read through their newest book: Green Gables Knits: Patterns for Kindred Spirits. Many of us, I am sure, fondly recall the beautiful writings of Lucy Maud Montgomery in her stories of Anne of Green Gables. The rich