Category Archives: Knitting

The Red Sweater

I have the hardest time coming up with creative design names.  I can make a swatch, a sketch, write instructions, layout the page, but ask me to name the sweater and I choke. Such is life. This beauty has been … Continue reading

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Books!

The first copies of Norwegian Knitting Design arrived today. My printer made a special 45 minute trip to deliver about 250 copies that I can ship to my retail buyers while we wait for the special ordered case boxes from … Continue reading

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Some actual spinning

Ok, so once I pulled out a wheel from the rubble known as my office-slash-studio? It already had a bobbin and a half of mystery wool on deck. So I finished that second bobbin and plied this hunk o’ gorgeousness. … Continue reading

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Tuesday is for spinning

Book is at the printer, finally, so today I reward myself with some spinning, a beautiful chocolate espresso brown romney that I bought at a Black Sheep Gathering some years ago. I had a m*th problem between then and now, … Continue reading

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Now what?

Norwegian Knitting Designs is off to the printer, and I am on to the next book. I have a couple of projects in mind, and I’m researching for some articles for Piecework. A knitter’s work is never done. So of … Continue reading

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Ok to Print

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Heather Update

The knitter’s daughter finds her craft.

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Proof that I Proof

This is how much I love my printer.  Vincent delivered this trimmed proof copy for me yesterday.  The cover is folded, with the spine in the right place, and everything.  The inner pages (that’s “guts” in the industry. For reals.) … Continue reading

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Pretty White Mitten

I had to rip back a half inch or so, because I got too excited over the side thumb gusset. All those Selbu mittens, with the thumb gusset set onto the palm. Beautiful, but I think side gussets are more … Continue reading

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Lke this. This is what I’ve been doing

So you know I’ve been hitting the stranded knitting pretty damn hard. I’m taking it easy today, because I’m waiting for my book proof, and the domains are all moving to a new host, and there’s just not much to … Continue reading

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