North Platte Cowl.
I finally finished the .PDF pattern for the design that preceded the 14-square scarf! It’s called Window Greens, because the original used green yarn and I was thinking about arugula. But the final version had some substantial changes—it calls for soft DK yarn instead of fingering-weight, and the button configuration is less straightforward (but notContinue reading “Window Greens.”
Liner Notes 1 is a hat—reversible, with a double knit fabric that isn’t double knit (technically). Knit it in a plain MC and a single CC (my contrast skein was a self-striping sock yarn), or use soft sock-weight scraps for something more unique. The sample shown is knit watchcap-style—it’s just the right length to coverContinue reading “Liner Notes 1 & 2.”
The Crevasse Cowl is a smallish neckwarmer design, available as an instant .PDF download. This design features weird buttons, which function as a style/shaping element, rather than legitimately connecting or closing the fabric.
Hey, I’ve got a new shawl out! It’s called Morpho, but it is really the heir of Dog Days 3. Which makes the sudden butterfly-related naming convention feel pretty misplaced. This pattern creates a diagonally-knit triangle shawl, with a focus on texture and a repeating lace motif.
I’m reworking the Columnar Jointing hat and cowl, because frankly I’ve been using a much better method of setting up the transitions for this style of hat in all the related designs since this one originally went out. The original design works, but the improved version is so much better and smoother I’m feeling a lot ofContinue reading “Columnar Jointing, 2nd Edition.”
Today’s been a day of writing a lot of things and then apparently closing the most vitally important tab, the one full of all the stuff I was writing. RIP, Ravelry pattern page notes. RIP, little new design. (Seriously, if I get this done at all this evening, it’s going to be, well, this evening,Continue reading