This week on the blog, instead of sharing a free pattern, I thought I’d talk briefly about inspiration for patterns. And, more broadly, inspiration for art and… Read more “Where Does Inspiration Come From?”
If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you know that I recently started teaching knitting classes at my LYS (local yarn shop). To prepare for my first… Read more “Gauge: Why It’s Important”
Want a matching hat to go with your Polar Purlin’ Cowl? You’ve come to the right place! This hat is a fun, easy knit available in a… Read more “Free Pattern – Polar Purlin’ Beanie”
This pattern is suited for any knitter with advanced beginner skills or above. It’s a relaxing knit due to the repetition of rounds, but the result is… Read more “Polar Purlin’ Cowl Pattern (Bulky Version)”
The term self-care has become something of a buzzword in recent years, and for good reason – an increasing number of people spend longer amounts of time working, and report higher stress levels… Read more “SELF-CARE FOR MAKERS”
If you’re anything like me, one of your biggest sources of inspiration is COLOR. Whether you love vibrant shades or more muted, soothing tones, the color you… Read more “Choosing Colors for a Project”
No matter the medium, that inspiration, and subsequent process of making, is undeniably personal. That’s time, energy and effort you are putting into making that item. And that item is one of a kind, unique to your process and your hands! How special is that?