Photoshoot

  For me, one of the hardest parts of getting a pattern published is the photoshoot. I’m lucky that my go-to model is my daughter, Connie — 23, very pretty with a great figure.  Although she’s generous with her time, now that she’s out of school and working full-time, its harder for us to schedule. […]

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Policy of Truth: Making a length adjustment

Policy of Truth is my most recent pullover design for Paper Moon Knits.  The lace panel is shorter in the front than the back.  For some (like the model in the picture, my 23-year-old daughter) this is just what they want, but for others, it may not be the best option. Fortunately, this pullover’s length […]

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All the news that’s fit…

Usually I post when something significant happens in my design world, but really, I’ve been remiss.  There have been 4 new patterns since my last posting — two for-sale Paper Moon Knits patterns, a free PMK pattern and a pattern published in Love of Knitting.  If you missed it, you can subscribe to my newsletter […]

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Claire Tank

The Claire Tank was released this week in the spring/summer 2016 issue of knit.wear (formerly knit.purl which was formerly knit.wear) .  This design had been kicking around in my head for the past few years in various iterations, including a textured colorblock mid-panel.  In the end, though, it was best with some side vents and the […]

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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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UNICEF

In all the year end/year beginning things I needed to do, I forgot to tell you about the money raised for UNICEF, (although I did remember to post in the group thread on Ravelry).  If you’re an American over the age of 40, you probably remember collecting money for UNICEF when you went trick-or-treating at […]

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A thank you for 2015

Before the year ends, I just want to take this time to thank you all for coming along on the Paper Moon Knits journey with me.  Whether you read the blog, subscribed to the newsletter, bought a pattern (or two), joined the Ravelry group, knitted one of my designs, wrote a lovely comment, hit that favorite […]

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