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  • NEW PATTERN: The Owen Hat

    If you have been following me on Instagram, you know that I started designing a sweater for my youngest, Owen. From that sweater (that is close to the final design stages!) I've designed a hat. Meet The Owen Hat… Depending on the color palette you choose, The Owen Hat can be knit for either a guy or a gal! This DK weight hat is designed with Plucky Knitter, Beauregard, a luxurious blend of yak and cashmere that is oh-so-soft to the touch. The Owen Hat has five sizes as well as options for a slouchy look or for a more fitted beanie. Whether you...

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  • OREDOCK: Available for Download!

    Originally published/designed for By Hand Serial Issue #5, Oredock is now available for individual download.   This shawl’s bold graphics are reminiscent of the architectural lines of the Oredock, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, an engineering marvel built more than a century ago on the shore of Lake Superior. It’s the perfect project to experiment with mosaic knitting and mixing different Plucky colors!   To celebrate this re-release, use code OREDOCKSHAWL in my Ravelry store and get 25% OFF, now through July 5th! This sample is knit with Plucky Knitter Trusty Fingering in colors Twill, Like Toad-ally, and Rock Lobster. Above photography by: Karen...

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  • Center Lane Kit Update!

    I’m so excited to share with you Center Lane! This is my newest shawl design and it’s created as a kit exclusive with the wonderful Plucky Knitter.  The clever center spine on this shawl adds a unique design element that flows into an eye-catching chevron border. The Center Lane shawl is designed to be knit in your favorite Plucky Knitter fingering weight yarn. Directions are written for two sizes. A larger, 4-color design or a smaller version written to be knit with any Plucky Knitter Gradient Set. Either option gives you a fun knit with stunning results that is sure to be your new...

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  • TNNA Summer 2017

    I had a wonderful weekend in Columbus, Ohio attending TNNA! A big thank you to my dear friend Melynda, of French Press Knits, for making the trip with me. We couldn't believe it was already our 7th time going!  This year I didn't have a booth on my own but I did have NEW products and they were in the Bryson Distributing Booth.   NEW Tags…     and NEW Bags…             Summer TNNA is always a great time. Just being around fellow knitters is wonderful and catching up with knitting friends is the BEST! Here are some pictures from the weekend…Pictured...

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  • 800 Yard Dash: A Plucky Knitter Kit Exclusive

    I'm so excited to reveal my newest design, 800 Yard Dash!   A modern triangular shawl that is all about texture, stripes, and color! This fun knit is designed for either worsted or fingering weight yarn, as well as an option to knit a standard sized shawl or a generously sized blanket shawl that just begs to be wrapped up in. The 800 Yard Dash is going to be a shawl you’ll want to take everywhere!  The 800 Yard Dash will be available as a Plucky Knitter Kit Exclusive. You will be able to purchase the pattern/kit this Sunday, May 14th at 8PM EDT and on...

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  • NEW PATTERN: Gregory Hat

    Happy New Year & Happy New Design! Meet the Gregory Hat!   Knit in fingering weight yarn, the Gregory Hat has graphic, repetitive cables, and a flowing crown decrease resulting in a classic design. Add a pom pom to the slouchy version for a more feminine look, or knit a beanie version for a more masculine, unisex fit.      With three sizes offered and options to knit a beanie or slouchy version, the Gregory Hat is perfect for all!   I hope you love this new pattern as much as I do and that it will find its way to...

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  • Knit It Fast! SALE

      Today marks two weeks until Christmas and naturally I now start to think about knitting some Christmas gifts. Every year I want till almost the last minute but that's ok because my ALPINE TRAIL hat is a quick knit - plus, it's one of my favorites to knit and wear! And just incase anyone out there puts off Christmas knitting till the end like me, I'm running a sale on ALPINE TRAIL. Now through December 25th get HALF OFF my ALPINE TRAIL pattern in my Ravelry shop with code KNITITFAST    

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  • WINNER: Comfort & Joy

    Thank you to all that posted entries for the Comfort & Joy ebook giveaway. I've loved hearing the stories of Christmas stocking hope and traditions. I've randomly chosen a winner and that winner is…     Ge Ge, please email me at knitterella@knitterella.com and I'll get you your free copy of Comfort & Joy by Melynda Benardi.  

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  • BOOK REVIEW: Comfort & Joy

    My dear knitting friend, Melynda has recently published her first knitting book, Comfort & Joy and today I'm honored to be part of her blog/book tour! Before I get into how wonderful this book is, I'd like to take a little trip down memory-lane… Melynda and I randomly met in 2010 online via Ravelry. She commented on a cute little boy sweater I had just finished (Tweezie) and that is all it took! That comment sparked a virtual conversation and we quickly realized that we lived just a couple of hours away from each other! Days after we met online we were already meeting in person and carpooling to Detroit to meet The Yarn...

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  • Happy Halloween & A Winner!

    I've drawn a winner for the free ebook copy of GROWN by Kate Oates. And the winner is…   Liz, please email me at knitterella@knitterella.com with your email info and I'll get you your prize asap.  Thank you to everyone that entered in the giveaway and Happy Halloween!!!    

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