I live in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time to be indoors knitting. Despite holding a degree in apparel design from Cornell University, I took to knitting ...
I live in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time to be indoors knitting. Despite holding a degree in apparel design from Cornell University, I took to knitting years ago and I havent looked back.
Currently, Im enamored with lace and incorporating beads into knitted jewelry, so most of my designs lean in this direction. I travel often to teach these techniques and more at workshops around the country and online with Craftsy.
I have a line of knitting kits, self-publish patterns and run mystery knit-alongs multiple times a year. You can find some of these designs in my book, Knockout Knits.
When Im not designing or knitting, Im gardening, whipping up yummy feasts with my family and taking time to play! Recently, Ive developed a healthy addiction to yoga and Im determined to master a tripod headstand and handstand!
"She's a brick house, she's mighty mighty..."
This shawl is all that and more: Warm and cozy like a home, built to last, and keeping you looking fine. Make this a study in color; try different color combinations to discover the best mortar for your bricks. Brick House is based on an easily memorized brick eyelet pattern. Started at the bottom, you have a chance to learn the pattern over a few stitches, increasing on each side as go you. As you get the hang of the pattern, it starts getting wider, quite addictive if I do say so myself! Discover all the fun ways Brick House can be worn; to the front, down the back, over one shoulder....
19 sts / 30 rows = 4" in pattern st blocked
22 sts / 28 rows= 4" in st st, take time to check gauge