Category Archives: Patterns

Cold Roses and Color Commentary with Lorna’s Laces

As a designer it’s a rare indulgence to be told to “make it with any color you want”. Often I am working within a palette of someone else’s choosing, so I was super excited when Lorna’s Laces honored me with an opportunity to create my … Continue reading

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Codex Capelet

Meet my latest pattern, Codex Capelet. Codex is fully reversible with an overlapping, button placket collar and symmetrical cable detail. It knits up fast in Western Sky Knits Aran Superwash (shown here in Fireburst) and can be worn layered over a sleeveless dress in … Continue reading

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Weaving Ends On Reversible Knits

I’ve recently published two reversible accessory patterns (Colorshift and Codex) and have found myself answering the question, “how do I weave in my ends on reversible knits?” This post will show you how to weave ends on stockinette/reverse stockinette and ribbing. … Continue reading

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New pattern: Colorshift

This is my lastest design, Colorshift. It’s is the kind of easy accessory that gets you a whole lot of reward for a small amount of effort – the cherry on top of any vanilla outfit! Click here to queue it on Ravelry Colorshift is knit top-down … Continue reading

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Western Auto Shawl & Cowl Patterns

(HINT: Giveaway & flash sale details are at the bottom of the post 😉 I have a tendency get hung up on stitch patterns like a high school crush. I’d seen Jacquard Stitch around and I liked it, but I didn’t, you … Continue reading

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Odd ends…

In winter of 2010 I received these beautiful samples of Twisted Fiber Art Evolution colorways in orders of club yarns.  I always wanted to wear them somehow, but I could never figure out what to make with them — they are only … Continue reading

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spots of lots of things.

Wow, entering 2012 has been like being dropped onto a running treadmill… so far I am still upright and running, but I’m hoping for a second wind soon!  I’ve got lots of knitting news to share with you and then … Continue reading

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A fresh start and a new pattern…

Welcome to my new home on the net! You may be may be familiar with me under my former business name of Sweet Mama – Small Sugar, but for those who are not, please let me introduce myself. I began … Continue reading

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