My current work in progress:

1. Hats!
2. Myriad stealth projects.

Stained Glass Cowl and Other Things

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Loki thank you for the birthday wishes and he is delighted that so many of you have downloaded the Catnip Mouse pattern (free through the end of April with the code LOKI). He would also like all the kitties out there to know how much he loves his new Cat Ball. He highly recommends this: […]

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Happy Birthday Loki!

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Yesterday was Loki’s fifth birthday! In celebration, Loki would like you to have a free copy of my Nose-Up Catnip Mouse. Enter the code LOKI at check-out to get the pattern free of charge. The code is good through the end of the month. I got Loki a cat ball for his birthday and he […]

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Highland Knits

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Are you a fan of the Outlander series on Starz? Then you might like this book: This is Highland Knits, Knitwear Inspired by the Outlander Series by Interweave. It’s a collection of 16 patterns that, as the subtitle indicates, are inspire by the costumes in the series. You can view all the patterns here on […]

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Brooke Nico Does It Again

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She’s back with a new book: This is More Lovely Knitted Lace by Brooke Nico, newly published by Lark Crafts. It has sixteen patterns that are organized by basic shape: circle, square, triangle, and rectangle. You can view all the patterns here on Ravelry. I’ve picked some favorites. From the “Circles” section, I love the DeBauliver Top. […]

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Insane Cowl Posse

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The other day, Monica posted this blog comment: Would love to read an article or blog about how you knit the complex patterns you design, like the Stained Glass Cowl.  Do you design the printed pattern and then follow-it?  Or, do you decide row by row or groups of rows by groups of rows as […]

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