Category Archives: Design Updates

Updates on designs on which I’m working

Coral Sweater – Finally Finished!

This sweater has been a challenge!  I think my biggest mistake was that I had a vision in my mind about what I wanted to create, however, I was using the wrong yarn. I absolutely LOVE Bamboo Pop by Universal … Continue reading

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Pleated Cable Summer Sweater – Part 2

My yarn arrived the other day and I couldn’t wait to get started on my latest sweater design.  All my swatching was done, so I dove straight in. I absolutely love this yarn – Universal Yarn’s Bamboo Pop (50% cotton, … Continue reading

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Pleated Cable Summer Sweater – The Swatch

April was a brutal month of non-stop work.  Now that I finally have my first free weekend in months, it’s time to knit! In my last post, I mentioned that I’ve been really inspired by the designs coming out of … Continue reading

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I’ve Become Obsessed

I’ve never been a person that’s been a big follower of the fashion world, but I have to admit – lately, I’ve become obsessed with the fashion house Balmain. I don’t know if it’s an oxymoron, but I’ve never been … Continue reading

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New Bucket Purse – Part 2

My latest bucket purse is now felted and dry.  While I still like it, it came out a little differently than I expected. To start, the colors faded quite a bit during the felting process.  The olive color didn’t fade … Continue reading

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New Bucket Purse

I’ve been so focused on Vendor Fairs and Trunk Shows lately that it hit me like a 2×4 that I haven’t been knitting.  I had a bunch of yarn that I bought a while ago, so I took it out … Continue reading

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Black and White Patterned Handbag

Since I’ve been experimenting with patterns on my purses, I thought I’d start with my stand-by colors black and white when I designed this latest purse. This was one of my test patterns that didn’t turn to mush when I … Continue reading

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On My Bucket List Is A Bucket Purse

For Christmas a couple of years ago, my Mom gave me this gigantic black bucket purse.  She was always telling me that my handbag was too small, so she bought me what is essentially a piece of luggage to carry around.  … Continue reading

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Metallic Pullover Sweater – Part 2

Despite my best math and measuring, I made the first sleeve/side a TAD bit too long!  Since the sleeves and sides are knit in one piece, knitting sideways, this means that I can’t just rip out the last few rows, … Continue reading

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Metallic Pullover Sweater

You know when you see a yarn for the first time, you pick it up, feel how soft it is, play with it for a while, and suddenly you know exactly what to do with it?  Well, that happened to … Continue reading

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