Digital Patterns Get Portable

Here’s something fun I saw on Twitter today, while I had a quick break from soothing Jay who had an earache. Jess, tweeted to say “Knit and crochet patterns work on the Kindle!” She linked to a picture of her

A Creator’s Backdrop and a Free Book

Yesterday I was talking to my partner in crime, Julie (The number of projects we are involved in together is too large for even us to keep track of them all; we’ve decided it may be better if we always

Pattern Released: Cosmopolitan Cowl

Thank you to all of my testers–you did a great job! The pattern is now available in my Rav store, and I’m sure you’ll soon see my testers’ versions too now that they can add them to their Ravelry projects

Happy Valentine’s Day Hat How-To

Last week I was thinking it would be fun to make something valentiney, and then while I was working at The Net Loft, I re-discovered the Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted semi-solid colors. This combined with the fact that I’m

Dude Demos Socks

Robyn alerted me to the fact that Detroit Public Television has episodes of Knit and Crochet Today streaming on their web site, including the episode where Drew Emborsky, The Crochet Dude, demonstrates how to crochet my toe-up sock design. Drew

Announcing Celebrate Fair Use in Art and Craft Day

UPDATE: We’re Changing the date for Fair Use in Art and Craft Day to May 1st, so we all have more time to work on our projects. Tonight I was talking to my brother about the recent revelation that the

Guest Blogger Selma with a Book Review

Selma came home from school in the middle of the day with a stomach ache. As she was convalescing, she re-discovered my stack of fiber-related children’s books. After reading Cashmere If You Can, she decided to write a review, and

Coffee Cake and Monday Catching Up

I got a bit of a late start today. My work continues on the teddy bear book–I’m completing a pair of swim trunks today (I hope), and earlier this morning one of my two guest designers, Robyn Chachula, mailed me