Designer Life

Catching Up, Life of a Crochet and Knitting Designer

Howdy there! I have been busy, busy here. I had a magazine project due on the 5th (Monday). I got it turned in with a few days to spare. Then I had three magazine submissions that I hoped to get in before those deadlines. The package in my mailbox is part of that effort. Those… Continue reading Catching Up, Life of a Crochet and Knitting Designer

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Off Topic: New-ish Hobby for a New Year

It's fun to try new things. This particular "new thing" is not exactly completely new for me, but, well, let's have some back story. I have liked bread baking for a rather long time now. I can't say that I've done it a lot, but some, and it interests me. I got a bread recipe… Continue reading Off Topic: New-ish Hobby for a New Year

Designer Life

A Tour of the Studio, a Crochet and Knit Designer’s Space

Today I bring you more pics of the studio. No photos of the closet this time, but you can see the rest of it. I have two desks, one for my sewing machine and one for my computer. I have a pile of things to be mended next to the sewing machine, and my spinning… Continue reading A Tour of the Studio, a Crochet and Knit Designer’s Space

Designer Life

My New Crochet and Knit Design Space

Introducing Juliet. I actually got this dress form back in the spring. However, she was the straw that broke the camel's back. Until recently, my "studio" was a corner of my not-very-large master bedroom. My business was growing and taking up more, and more, and more space. When I brought Juliet home, it was finally… Continue reading My New Crochet and Knit Design Space

Designer Life, knitting patterns

Knit Shawl Finished (after Crochet rescued it)

Here is my Framework shawl all finished! This design is by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark and is available in Free-Spirit Shawls which I reviewed here. I also blogged recently about how I made an awful mistake while knitting this shawl a few weeks ago. You can find that post here.     I love the shape of this shawl!… Continue reading Knit Shawl Finished (after Crochet rescued it)