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)