Intro to Mitten Construction: Tips on How to Design Your Own Knitting Pattern

Have you ever wanted to design your own knitting pattern but thought it seemed intimidating? If you already know how to knit and can do a little bit of basic math, you can design your own patterns! Once you understand the basic construction of any given garment or accessory, it’s easy to construct your own […]

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Friday Five: Fiber, Fun, and Fairness

As I continue to experiment with making videos, I thought they would be the perfect avenue for sharing some handmade/sustainable/inspiring goodness…Check out my latest video here! Let me know if you find these recommendations useful, or if there’s something else you’d like me to look into and share. I hope you enjoy, and happy Friday!!

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Simbala Shawlette Knitting Pattern

The Simbala Shawlette pattern is available again!! For more information on the pattern or to purchase it, visit my ravelry page here. This is one of those simple yet interesting shawls I found myself grabbing again and again (back when it was shawl weather!) If you were wondering, yes, I do plan on working up […]

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My Foray into Natural Dyeing

After owning and ogling the book Wild Color: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes by Jenny Dean for several years now–which, by the way, I highly recommend–I have finally decided to begin my own experiments. I must tell you that I am in no way (for the time being) concerned about precision in […]

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Interview with Jenny of Wichita Woolery

I’m excited today to bring you a fantastic interview with Jenny Brown, the artist behind Wichita Woolery.  I’ve been drooling over her gorgeous creations on her facebook page for some time, and she recently opened an Etsy shop where she offers hand dyed roving and handspun yarn for sale.  Check out the interview, then visit Jenny’s […]

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Interview with Laura from The Corner of Knit and Tea

Laura is an Overland Park artisan who creates fabulous things from fiber and has them available for purchase at her online shop, The Corner of Knit & Tea.  She spins, knits, and–yes–loves tea!  (She’ll even add some of her favorite teas to your Etsy order!)  When her vibrant, oh-so-squishy-looking yarns first caught my eye, I knew I […]

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