Sunday, February 8, 2015

Catching Up

It looks as though I've taken an almost 2 year, unexpected break from my blog. Between volunteering at my kids' schools, and moving to a neighboring state, blogging fell to the wayside.

I have been knitting and designing in the meantime, so I'll try to catch you up quickly.

My pattern Agamenticus was chosen as the cover for Knitpicks' Under 100 Collection last winter! Mount Agamenticus is located in Southern Maine and is visible from the beaches at which I spent most summer days. The beach became a fixture in my life for the seven years we lived in Maine and it's something I miss quite a bit, even in the winter.

This Fall, I released my Radiate Hat pattern to complement the Radiate Cowl. I love this pattern because I wanted to work with stripes and I like the effect the slipped stitches make.  The patterns also have the added bonus of requiring very little yarn, so they are good for using up leftovers in your stash.

And just last week, I released my Snowshoe Hat pattern. I designed this pattern with two things in mind:  I wanted to work a cable (but not too much), and I wanted a pop of color in the middle of winter.  So this pattern features just one cable repeat -- the rest of the hat is worked in stockinette stitch -- and I chose Malabrigo Chunky for its gorgeous, saturated colors.

We've got lots of snow here, and lots more still falling, so I've sworn off winter knitting in the hopes that warmer weather will soon be here.


  1. I, too, love a strong pop of color in Winter! It makes me feel warmer and happier to have bright colors to knit with and wear when it is white, gray and cold out. We ordered some Malabrigo Mecha at the store this time so I can't wait for it to come in to make up your Snowshoe Hat pattern!!

    1. I can't wait to see it! I should have known what Mecha was, but I looked it up, and the colors are amazing! I may be able to stop by the yarn store in a couple of weeks. Don't want to get my hopes up after getting them dashed last time, but here's hoping!

    2. Lol, I know what you mean, it seems we have to have a really big snow storm every few days! Especially on the days that we have plans!!


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