Category Archives: Designers

5 New Lace Shawl Patterns – Save 15%!

Dee O’Keefe at! Introductory special – 15% off through March 20. By her own admission, Dee O’Keefe is obsessed with lace shawls. And it shows. Her design esthetic is amazing! I love the 3-D lace and cable border on Lilyanna above. Dee’s patterns are designed to teach so you can learn new skills and […]

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Designer Interview and drawing with Jessica K. Larsen of GooseBear Knits

Now that the Ravelry Gift-A-Long is in full swing, I would like to introduce you to one of the participating designers, Jessica K. Larsen, the creative force behind GooseBear Knits. You can see all Jessica’s designs here and the ones discounted for the Gift-A-Long here. Please read to the end of the interview for a […]

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Gift-A-Long 2014 – Not to be missed!

  Perhaps you have noticed gift tags on Ravelry that look like the one above. That is because the Indie Design Gift-A-Long is underway. This is a push to complete holiday knitting with games, prizes, sales, knit alongs, plus lots of camaraderie and cheer. Almost 300 designers will collectively offer 3,822 patterns at 25% off. The […]

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Cast Your Vote!

It’s time again for the Annual Knit Along Poll. You pick the pattern, I host the KAL and give away some free patterns, and maybe some yarn. Please post your interest in joining the KAL into the poll thread. Polls are open through the weekend. The winning pattern will be the one with the most […]

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Rushmore Cowl – New pattern!

Rushmore Cowl is made up entirely of stripes of knit and purl stitches. What makes it look complicated is the pleating which pulls together the stripes of purl stitches. The pleats give Rushmore great texture and warmth. All you need is 305 yards of sport weight yarn and you can quickly make the solid colored […]

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Buy-One-Get-One Pattern Offer

About six months ago I ran a popular two-for-one pattern sale.  Six months later and here we go again.  The sale is being offered on Ravelry and runs through October 14.  Just place any two, four, or more patterns into your cart by clicking on “add to cart” from the pattern page. If you click “buy […]

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Designer Interview with Ann Budd

It’s officially summer and we are thrilled to present to you an interview with the one and only, Ann Budd, pattern writing guru extraordinaire! We all have at least one of her books. She blogs here and her newest pattern is Abbey Road Socks published by Quince and Co. Enjoy this interview with one of […]

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Designer Interview with Pam Allen

Happy Seis de Mayo! We are very happy to give you an insightful interview with a woman who needs no introduction. Enjoy this interview with Pam Allen of Quince and Co. She is lovely!  And remember to read the instructions for entering a drawing for some special gifts from Pam and Quince. How does Maine […]

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Designer Interview and Drawing with Sivia Harding

Hello Readers! Now that it’s getting closer to actual springlike weather, we thought having a lace designer for an interview would be helpful for all of us who still like to knit and wear knitwear over the summer months. We are proud to present the April interviewee– Sivia Harding! Enjoy this interview and the photos […]

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Designer Interview and Drawing with Ragga!

Happy Spring Everyone! We are so happy that you have enjoyed our designer interview series and that you continue to enter the drawings and subscribe to the blog. It’s a good feeling when the work you do is appreciated. By work, we really mean fun. It’s been such a blast to interview these amazing (and […]

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