This Isn’t Helping.

It’s hard to focus on work today. You can tell I’m procrastinating when the house is super clean, I’m making plans for dinner at 11 a.m, etc. If I’m stopping in the middle of the day to fold clothes, things

Real Live Model

I talked one of the dads at Selma’s bus stop into modeling the men’s raglan for me. Then, when I showed the pictures to my brother to get his opinion, he decided he’d like to design a sweater and started

Ribs and Mesh Sweater Published

ribs and mesh Originally uploaded by plainsight You can get the pattern right now in my lulu shop. Wholesale distribution is through Tilli Tomas ( Enjoy!

On the hook of Craft

Crochet Me! Originally uploaded by nataliezdrieu Natalie Zee, Senior Editor at Craft Magazine got her review copy of the new Crochet Me book and immediately decided to start making the Baby Doll dress–I can’t wait to see how it turns

Needles Outlawed at UK Hospital for "safety" reasons

Pretty unbelievable. I actually kind of feel sorry for the guy who did this. Once the knitters get wind of it, he’ll wish he had never even thought about banning needles.

It’s almost time for the winter socks, but…

Deneen has created these awesome “Pedicure Socks” which would work great with flip flops or birks or mules anywhere you want to shoe your toes but not be too cold. I love them–and of course no toes mean faster crocheting!

Prodigal Sweater

Nhoj’s RaglanOriginally uploaded by plainsight Look what the UPS man dropped off this evening! This sweater was originally designed for Kim Werker’s much anticipated Crochet Me book (more about that soon, we’re going to have a great launch party here

Behind the Scenes at the Bear Photoshoot

Behind the Scenes at the Bear Photoshoot Originally uploaded by plainsight I’ve written 13 of the 30 patterns in the Teddy Bear book… and while I’m still on a little bit of a blogging hiatus to write, here are a