Build-your-own-Ebook!

I’ve been meaning to do this for a while, and finally, a few weeks ago, I did the set-up necessary for a build-your-own-Ebook promotion on Ravelry! All you have to do is put five of my self-published patterns or Ebook collections in your Ravelry cart, and the least expensive one is free! This counts for all of the Socks for …

One down, five (plus) to go!

Earlier this week, I had a friend-date with Lorajean and Debbi and it was so fabulous. We drank a bottle of Rosé, ate a table-full of yummy appetizers, gossiped, laughed, commiserated, and knitted. Because of that night, and those giggles, I am now finished with pair #1 of my Socks on Vacay Socks. Introducing my Mermaid Rainbow Down Times!! All …

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Socks, socks, socks, and oh yeah, more socks.

We just celebrated Memorial Day weekend here in the the states, which, for a lot of people, means the unofficial first days of summer. For Lorajean and me and aaaaallll of our knitterly sockerly friends, it also means the first day of the Summertime Sock Knitting Extravaganza, aka Socks on Vacay! I’m obsessed with socks, as everyone who knows anything …

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Socks for Busy B’s THREE!

Just in time for the much-anticipated Summertime Sock Knitting Extravaganza, aka Socks on Vacay 2018, I’m releasing my third collection of Socks for Busy B’s… Three sock patterns, all using some of Knitted Wit’s magical colorways, showcasing both fingering-weight AND DK-weight yarns. All patterns are super ideal for lazy summertime sock knitting, and all are extremely eligible for #socksonvacay knitting. …

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Leaving on a jet plane…

If there’s a bit of radio silence coming from my little corner of the universe, just know that all is well, I’m just drinking margaritas and laying on a beach, while knitting some stitches on some socks in a bikini. Yeah, baby, I’ll be on vacation! It’s a bit early for Socks on Vacay, but I will be photographing my …

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Let’s talk about socks, baby…

I know that socks and knitting and the making lifestyle is something I talk about all.of.the.time, but I firmly believe that the benefits that we gain from creating cannot be overstated. So I’ll just keep on talking about it here and on my IG and in real life and I’ll keep making and playing and doing, and I hope you …

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Summertime Sock Knitting Extravaganza, Year Two

It’s almost Memorial Day, which means it’s almost time for the 2nd annual Summertime Sock Knitting Extravaganza, hosted by my best knitting bud and dyer-of-my-favorite-sock-yarn, Lorajean from Knitted Wit and yours truly. We had such a great time last year, making all of the socks and drooling over yours, that we can’t NOT do it again this year. And for …

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Want to learn Sundae Socks? Are you in PDX?

I’m super excited to be one of Starlight Knitting Society’s teachers this summer! I’m teaching the toe-up version of my Sundae Socks on some Saturdays in July, and I could not be more excited! You can register through Starlight online to join the class. Hope to see you there! What: Toe-Up Socks, featuring Sundae Socks When: Saturday, July 14th, 21st, …

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Farmer’s Market KAL has begun!

One of the things I love the most about this knitting community we are all in is the camaraderie of a KAL. There’s nothing like seeing other folks takes on the same pattern to really inspire you and open your eyes to alternate possibilities. And then there’s the simple fact that knitting along with others ensures that you will be …

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Farmer’s Market color combo update

I finally, FINALLY narrowed down my color choice for the Farmer’s Market KAL Knitted Wit and I are hosting (that begins next Monday, 5/7!), and I am super duper excited about the neon-mazingness of this! I’m using Knitted Wit Single Fingering in Feliciacakes, Watery Tart, and Study Hall. And, I even wore it around for a bit the other morning, …

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Knot Another Fiber Festival recap and gushing

First of all, thanks so much to everyone who commented on my post yesterday. I feel like it really hit a nerve, and if you want more of that, check out what I had to say about my uniform dresses and my burgeoning tattoo addiction, because it summarizes my journey to a better form of self-acceptance, body-wise. It’s still a …