Category Archives: KAL

Happy Halloween – A treat, not a trick

A new KAL is starting for any of my patterns. You can knit for yourself, someone else, or get some holiday knitting done. If you complete your project by December 6, you could win a $25 gift certificate to or free patterns. You can learn more about the KAL here.

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Finley Breese Morse Code Shawl and KAL

Finley Breese is a shawl with a message! Samuel Finley Breese Morse invented the original Morse code in the 1930s. The series of dots and dashes translates well for slip stitch colorwork. I could write something in my knitting, but what? I settled on writing knitting terms in the last twelve rows of each broad […]

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Major Malabrigo Sale and Knit Along

Storewide Malabrigo sale is going on right now at Save 20% on Arroyo, Chunky, Finito, Lace, Rios, Silkpaca Lace, Silky Merino, Sock, Twist, and Worsted. This sale will go through the end of September, but shop early for the best selection. See all the yarns here.   Come join a great group of knitters […]

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Knit Along and pattern giveaway

Many of you took advantage of my free pattern offer during the holidays. Now it’s time to join a KAL for any of my patterns. If you complete your project by March 15, I will gift you any one of them that you would like. This includes Shani which was originally published in Twist Collective. If you want to […]

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Gift Knit Along with prizes

Come join a gift KAL and get some holiday knitting done in a fun and supportive group. If you complete a project by December 24, you will have a chance to win two skeins of madelinetosh tosh merino light in your choice of colors. I will also give away some patterns during the KAL. There are […]

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New shawl, sale, knit along and prizes!

  Introducing Mind Over Miter, a modular garter stitch shawl shown in four colors of tosh merino light. Simple stripes are transformed by using increases, decreases and a special bind off to create interesting miters. The shawl starts with the bottom diamond, then moves on to the stripes on either side, leaving you with a […]

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Warm Weather Knitalong with Prizes!

Get your warm weather knitting mojo moving with a knitalong for either of these lace shawlettes. Ocean City Shawlette has a lace wave design and is worked sideways. See You in September is worked bottom up with an acorn and oak leaf design. The size and airiness of either pattern, make it comfortable to knit in warmer weather […]

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Win a $50 gift certificate, free patterns and a surprise or two!

  Come join us for the Pick Your Own Pattern KAL with prizes and surprises! Just use one of my patterns, start February 20 and complete your project before the end of March to be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to, plus your choice of two of my patterns, and […]

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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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New pattern – Piet on Point

Piet on Point was inspired by the color blocked paintings of Dutch artist Piet Mondrian. By rotating his work on point, I was able to fit it into a triangular shawl, and that also inspired the shawl’s name. Piet on Point is a modular garter stitch shawl that is worked in three separate panels. The panels are joined together […]

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