Submissions Made Simpler

So you wanna submit to a magazine or online publication? It’s not as hard as it seems. A few simple guidelines will help you put together a submission that will reflect your personal style and help the powers that be see your vision.Rule Number One!Yes, this one is a...

Tech Editing vs. Test Knitting

Today we need to talk about Tech Editing and Test Knitting. The differences and similarities and why and when you might want to do one or the other – or ideally both!Being a knitting designer isn’t free. Even if you get all your yarn and tools for free (that’s rare!)...

Note Taking For Knit Designers

How do you take your notes? Do you keep paper notebooks? Are you a diehard Excel fan? Do you use a note-taking app on your phone or tablet? Do you have random scraps of paper floating around your studio that you can’t find when you need them? (Guilty!!!)I am a work in...

Time Management

One of the things that I am being really intentional about (and protective of) is my time. For too long I’ve fallen into the trap of just working all the time. And when I say working, sometimes it’s just half-working while trying to pay attention to a tv show or move...

All The Patterns!

If I put all thirty-three patterns in this blog post y’all would be scrolling for days. So I’m sharing this nifty video with all 33 showcased. And below the video is a full list! Ok, so here’s the link to get the bundle: KNIT FOR ME LACE BUNDLE LINKAnd these are all...

Knit For Me Lace Bundle

So what if I told you I put together three beautiful lace designs - one of which has never been published before - all three of them were on sale together for only $17? Including the pattern in the center, which is the Napolitain Shawl, that is brand new and exclusive...

The Shalane Sweater

The Shalane Sweater is my newest beautiful thing. And I’m super proud of it. I originally bought a pile of Berroco Summer Silk to knit someone else’s pattern, and I actually worked the entire front of that lovely sweater. And then I realized I had screwed up the...

OPP – Other People’s Patterns

Yes, I amuse myself. If you are anywhere near my age you might be singing that song to yourself. You’re welcome. See now, I never have time to knit OPP. Knitting (and now crocheting) my own stuff, and doing the design work, and the tech editing, and all the other...

Jacey

So over twenty years ago - oh my it hurts just to type that - I was pregnant with my first child. Who I had been told was a girl. So I picked a girl name - Jacey. And had a girl baby shower. Oh my goodness all the girly things. But I kept having dreams - see now I had...

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