Meanderings – on yokes

Love a good top-down yoke sweater, but how to align all those motifs? This week I got a lesson in vertical alignment. When the yoke for a sweater I designed didn’t look quite right, I went back to the drawing board and discovered that combining motifs is more than just choosing what “looks good” together. […]

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Ethel Rose Knits

I’m off on a new adventure with my friend and fellow designer, Sima Brason.  We have some new designs and we’re teaching some classes in the NY/NJ area.  Ethel Rose Knits is our collaboration and we’ve named it for our maternal grandmothers ~ Ethel is hers and Rose is mine.  Pellegrino, pictured below, is my […]

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Resolutions

Happy New Year!  Each year after breakfast on the morning of January 1st, our family gathers for a tradition in our family.  We write five resolutions.  “So big deal,” you say, but the big deal part of this is that we keep all our resolutions stapled together from the previous years.  We have been doing this since my […]

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Norfolk and Nice Folk

 I had the wonderful opportunity to work with the lovely people (elves) at The Sanguine Gryphon a few months back.  Norfolk appears in their English Garden Summer 2011 collection of patterns.  Now there are many nice yarn companies, but what makes truly LOVELY yarn people are the following:  a) vision; b) trust; c) gorgeous yarn, gorgeous yarn, […]

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>Knit Simple Winter 2010/11

>Meet the “coatigan.” It’s a piece I designed for Knit Simple’s Winter issue which will be on newstands in a few weeks. Rose Callahan took the beautiful photos for this issue. Carla Scott, editor-in-chief, has put together an amazing issue, These are pieces I’d love to knit, if only I had the time! The sweater […]

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