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How To Transform Any Mitten Pattern into Flip-tops

I do a lot in a day. I have a word count to hit, videos to make, knitting to get done, food to cook, cleaning to do, a job that actually pays, and oh yeah, kids to take care of. Most days, I don’t get […]

How to Knit a Thumb onto a Mitten

Here is the final mitten video! When you finish this you should have a complete mitten. Don’t forget to knit two to make a pair. The great thing about plain stockinette mittens is that you can knit them exactly the same and they are interchangeable. […]

How to Cast On to Double Pointed Needles

Back when I was teaching knitting classes regularly, I had a lot of students who had never knit in the round, and more specifically, had never knit with double pointed needles (DPNs), because they were intimidated by the mechanics of it. So we spent the […]

Simple Chunky Mittens Video Tutorial

Back in 2012, I published a little knitting pattern I cooked up for one of my knitting classes. I also posted it on Ravelry. Since then, that pattern has been the number one thing that brings new folks to my website. Along with those new […]

Free Pattern: Chunky Baby Mittens with No Thumb

My gift to you on this, the day after Thanksgiving, the first Day of the Christmas season, a new free pattern! It’s that time of year when I start frantically making sure my family has warm things to cover their heads, hands, and feet, because […]

Free Pattern: The Caroline Scarf

For her birthday, my sister, Caroline, asked that I knit her a scarf. She wasn’t specific about how it should be, except maybe purple. So I made up a design to knit for her and the color may be purple, so I feel like it […]

Free Chunky Mitten Pattern

Hey! Thanks for checking out my knitting patterns. Did you know I’m also an author and a¬†fiction editor? My debut novel, The Other Lane released in July. My second novel, Ethan & Juliet comes out December 4th, 2018. The heroines in both books are knitters […]

Free Pattern: Study Gloves

I love a good pair of fingerless mitts. Most of the work I do throughout the day, typeing, knitting, dyeing, spinning, requires my fingers be free. And yet, if it’s a tad on the chilly side, I find having my palms covered helps keep off […]

Free Pattern: Owl Coffee Cozy

Looking for a quick stocking stuffer idea? Know people who really love coffee? This knit coffee cozies are quick and cute. I love home made coffee cozies. These cozies are insulating, cute, and reusable. They are also a great way to use up left over […]

Free Knitted Wash Cloth Pattern

Tomorrow I teach my first beginning knitting class! We are starting off with that most useful of household object, the basic wash cloth. To celebrate, I would like to offer up, for free, the pattern I wrote for the class. Materials About 35 yards worsted […]

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