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Up-cycling: Clothing

Up-cycling: Clothing

Fashion is the second most polluting industry Did you know most clothing gets worn around five times before it’s discarded? This is thanks to an industry that pushes quick trends and fast, cheap fashion. Textile waste makes up 5% of our landfills! While textile recycling […]

Hush • Hush

Hush • Hush

Hush • Hush was the first pattern I ever designed. I had just learned to knit a year before, and I took to it like gangbusters! Knitting regular old patterns just wasn’t enough — I was itching to make my own stuff. So when the […]

Bespoke Knitted Coat Pattern

Bespoke Knitted Coat Pattern

Originally published in Interweave Press’s No Sheep for You (out of print, but sometimes you can still find old copies on Amazon), the Bespoke jacket may seem like an intense pattern. But don’t let the seemingly complicated half-linen stitch fool you. This is a fairly […]

Making: Sheet Yarn Basket

Making: Sheet Yarn Basket

The intention was to make a knitting basket for myself. You know, something to keep the balls of yarn safety out of reach from the cats (since I recently woke up to find an entire skein wrapped around the legs of the coffee table). I […]

Starling • Knit Beaded Necklace Pattern

Starling • Knit Beaded Necklace Pattern

The Starling is a gregarious songbird. Some species have lustrous dark plumage; others are iridescent and brightly colored. The Starling Necklace can be equally varied. Worked all in one piece, it uses a feather delicate beading pattern and simple stitches with stunning results. The finished […]

Crumpets • Child’s Knit Dress Pattern

Crumpets • Child’s Knit Dress Pattern

Dear Logic, We’ve been friends for so, so many years. Thick and thin, you’ve always been there. Remember 7th grade, when every girl was wearing electric blue eyeshadow? You said, “That would be grody-to-the-max with your coloring! Like, try mauve instead.” The mauve made my […]