It’s been a while since I’ve had a proper sale. So I thought – if I’m going to have a sale it better be a good one.  Now through Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 all the patterns in my Ravelry Store are buy one get one free with coupon code FallBOGO2016

Make sure you take advantage of this gear event and stock up on all those patterns you’ve been eyeing and the ones you want to make as gifts!!  Happy knitting!!!

 

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If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram you might have already heard – I’ve got a Craftsy class coming up.  For those of you not familiar with Craftsy, it is a wonderful site that sells, patterns, yarn, kits and more importantly classes.  Craftsy offers hundreds of classes from sewing, to quilting, to cooking and woodworking, and of course knitting! They offer classes taught by the world’s best instructors and bring the classes right to you! Click here to sign up (its free) and learn more about Craftsy!

A few weeks ago I was in Denver at the Craftsy HQ filming my class.  I had the most amazing time in Denver and absolutely THE BEST CREW!  They were fantastic!!!

The class we filmed acouple weeks ago was all about how to knit faster using my personal speed knitting techniques – I can’t wait to share them with you in the class!

In the meantime Craftsy will choose one person to win this class – click here to enter to win!!!

The class should be released sometime in the next month or so – keep an eye out for that so that you can be the first one to learn how to knit this fast (as you can see in the photo, its very fast).  But here’s a video just in case you don’t believe me! Enjoy!

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What better time to release a new pattern than at the beginning of a new year! The Constantinople Shawl is an asymmetrical shawl worked from one point and gradually increasing.  The shawl is worked primarily in st.st. which allows for plenty of Netflix binge watching. Just before you begin to get bored with the st.st. the shawl switches gears and incorporates an interesting lace section.  Complete with a pointed lace and eyelet border this is the perfect shawl for knitters of almost any level.

We are kicking off a KAL for this pattern on Friday, February 5th, 2016. Click here for all the fun and details! We hope you’ll join us!

Sizes: 

One size

Materials:

  • Size 4 U.S. 40” or longer circular needle
  • Size E (3.5 mm) crochet hook

Yarn:

2 hanks The Plucky Knitter Bello (380 yards, 55% merino wool, 45% cashmere), shown in Old Lace.

Gauge:

20 sts and 24 rows = 4” in st.st. after blocking

Finished Measurements:

  • Wingspan: 69”
  • Depth: 37.5”
  • Side A (top of shawl, yo edge): 69”
  • Side B (shorter side edge, garter): 50.5”
  • Side C (border edge): 56.5”

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Well… not exactly new, but new to my Ravelry store.  The Preternatural Hat pattern was previously only available from the Knitscene Accessories 2013 issue or from the Interweave online store.  Now you can purchase this pattern directly from Ravelry and store it in your library.  Coupon code below!

The Preternatural Hat has is worked in two colors of ShiBui Staccato and one color of ShiBui Silk Cloud.  Using the intarsia method and finished with a little bit of a ruffle this slouchy hat is a perfect project to try out a new technique or to knit a gift for someone special… like yourself! I hope you enjoy knitting this hat as much as I did.  And now through December 15th, 2015, save 15% off this pattern when you use Ravelry coupon code: PreternaturalHatRerelease

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If you’re an avid knitter or crocheter like I am, you might have heard of the 101 One Skein Wonders series, published by Storey. This series of books is composed of an excellent selection of projects, each calling for only one skein of yarn. If you are like me (and by that I mean an impulsive yarn buyer) then you have a lot of one-skeiners in your stash. If thats the case, then these books are perfect for you – and, you happen to be in luck – a new book in the series is coming soon, 101 One Skein Wonders for Babies.

Normally I wouldn’t be so exited about a baby pattern book coming out… although the patterns are usually so cute you could just die.  As many of you may know, most of my patterns are for adult women who are looking for a flattering, functional, and fashionable pattern to knit up – but not this time.  See those little pink booties on the bottom left? That’s right, they were designed by yours truly! Here’s a closer look:

How cute is she?!

Do these look familiar?  They should – this pattern is actually a re-release.  If you’ve been following me for sometime now, you might actually recognize this pattern as my Little Ballerina pattern. Knit with waaaaay under one skein this sweet Little Ballerina Booties are a must have in every little girl’s wardrobe and a super duper quick knit.

I haven’t received a copy of this book yet, but I can’t wait until it arrives in the mail! The 101 One Skein Wonder series never disappoint and I expect this one to be as good as all the rest.  I hope you’ll enjoy this book with all the sweet little knitting & crochet patterns!

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For many years I have had the goal of getting a pattern published in Knitty.  For a while I was actively thinking about it, but then life got in the way and I didn’t think about it as much anymore. Today that goal has been reached, and it is my proud pleasure to introduce to you Urban Tribe.

I have had this design planned out in my head for a few years now.  I didn’t cast on for a long time because I wasn’t sure which yarn(s) I wanted to use, but also I hadn’t completely decided on the exact spacing in the chevron section.  Last winter I decided I had enough time mulling over this design – it was time to cast on and see what would happen.  I worked up a swatch, decided how many to cast on and never looked back.

When I originally designed this piece I was going to have the chevron section on both sides… maybe in reverse colors (which is still an option for all of you knitters out there), but after knitting the first chevron section I decided that I wanted to mix things up a bit and also add a fourth color.  That’s when this piece was put on hold.  I knew the look I wanted – something completely different from the chevrons (which were inspired mostly by my daily drives through LA and all the freeways and urban lines), I wanted something a little more…. something…. I couldn’t put my finger on it.

I started playing around and creating color charts for the side of the cowl.  I must have sketched out at least 10 designs before I settled on this exact one.  After looking at all my color designs I realized I had gone in the complete other direction and had entered a realm of tribal designs.  I guess what I was looking for was more tribal.

I give to you Urban Tribe.  Knitting this piece was a bitter sweet experience for me – I really enjoyed knitting this pattern and the charts where pretty east to memorize (meaning I could watch TV and work on this piece at the same time… which is VERY VERY important), the bitter part came when I finished :-( I didn’t want it to be over, I was having too much fun.  Hopefully you will cast on for this project and share it with me, that way I can vicariously live through your stitches.  Enjoy!

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The last Flash Friday sale of the season is here!  This one is a bit of an oldie, but a goodie – get started on holiday gifts!  The Cabled Beanie is on sale.  Save 15% off this pattern today through Monday, August 31st, 2015 with Ravelrt coupon code: FFSCabledBeanie

Finished Measurements:
Length: 7”
Circumference: 21 ½”

Materials:
Size 5 U.S. needles
Size 4 U.S. needles
Cable needle

Yarn:
Approximately 200 yards of a sport weight warn will work.

Gauge:
22 sts and 28 rows = 4” in st.st. on larger needles
24 sts and 30 rows = 4” in st.st. on smaller needles

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Sumer is almost over, but not quite yet! We still have a little more time left! Enjoy the second to last Flash Friday sale of the season, one of my newest patterns Rising Tide Shawl.  Save 15% off the Rising Tide Shawl pattern today through Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 with Ravelry coupon code: FFSRisingTide

Sizes:
One size

Finished Measurements:
Wingspan: 56.5”
Depth: 24”

Materials:
Size 7 U.S. 40” or longer circular
needles
4 stitch markers

Yarn:
1 hank Anzula Nebula (84% superwash merino, 16% sparkling stellina, +/- 400 yards), shown in Nimbus.  You will need 400 yards of fingering weight yarn for this pattern.

Gauge:
16 sts and 24 rows = 4” in st.st.

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Random Stripes is the next Flash Friday Sale pattern – sign up here to be the first to find out! This is the perfect pattern to get you in the mood for fall which is just around the corner.  Knit on a larger needle in a fingering weight yarn this is the perfect garment to transition from one season to the next.  Save 25% off the Random Stripes pattern today through Monday, August 17th, 2015 with Ravelry coupon code: FFSRandomStripes

Sizes:
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3x, 4x, 5x)

Finished Measurements:
Bust: 36.5 (40.5, 44.5, 48.5, 52.5, 56.5, 60.5, 65, 69)”
Length: 30 (30.25, 30.5, 30.75, 31.25, 31.75, 32, 32.5, 33)”

Materials:
Size 7 U.S. (4.5 mm) needles single point or circular
Tapestry needle
Sewing needle and thread
Approximately 12-20 (flat) buttons ½” in diameter

Yarn:
Sweet Georgia Silk Crush (50% superwash merino, 50% silk; 375 yards per 115g skein)
MC: 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6) hanks Black Plum
CC: 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) hanks Tumbled Stone

Gauge:
19 sts and 24 rows = 4” in St st, after blocking.

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Its that time of the week again! Flash Friday sale is here – sign up here to be the first to find out! Save 15% off the Nicole Slouch pattern today through Monday, August 10th, 2015 with Ravelry coupon code: FFSNicoleSlouch 

Finished Measurements:
Circumference: 23”
Length: 10”

Materials:
Size 4 U.S. ( 3.5 mm) needle, straight or circular
(whichever you prefer)
Size 10 U.S. (6 mm) 16” circular needles and dpns
Size G (4 mm) crochet hook
One locking stitch marker
One button 1 ¼” in diameter
Sewing needle and thread

Yarn:
You will need approximately 150 yards of worsted or DK weight yarn for this pattern.

Gauge:
20 sts and 40 rows = 4” in garter stitch on smaller needles

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