New Pattern: Menhir

When it rains it pours (literally and figuratively)! I have yet another new pattern to share today – Menhir. Menhir was released this past weekend at A Verb for Keeping Warm‘s booth at Stitches West, and is part of part of an ongoing collaboration I have with Andrea Mowry of dreareneeknits, …

New Pattern: Miss Bracken

Over a year ago I released Bracken, a sweater I designed to meet a real need in my daughter’s wardrobe. I was looking for a quick and simple project, resulting in something that was easy to wear, but with just the right amount of… je ne sais quoi. (I feel this …

MAINE knits: A giveaway!

I have the absolute pleasure of sharing a wonderful book with you today – MAINE knits. Written and compiled by Beatrice Perron Dahlen of Thread & Ladle, it is a gorgeous book highlighting the talent and beauty nestled in Maine. There are quite a few of our ‘knitting heros’ that find their home …

Seasons of change

While it seems the search for balance in life is a continuous (and illusive) thing, the end of 2016 came with an opportunity for us to really look at life. We moved house. We traded our 40 acres of dairy farming chaos for a calmer 1 acre down by the ocean, …

Grown Giveaway!

I’m thrilled to be able to share a brand new book today! Grown : Sophisticated Sweater Designs from the Maker of Tot Toppers, is a collection of wonderful sweaters by the ever inspiring Kate Oates. You probably will be no stranger to her children’s patterns, Tot Toppers. As a mother of …

Comfort and Joy

Danielle! You won!!! Please let me know your ravelry name and I will get the digital copy of this wonderful book to you 🙂 Congrats!   I’m so excited to share with you a book that has so many connections for me! Comfort and Joy: 7 Original Stocking Designs to Warm …