One of the coolest things about being a pattern designer is gathering inspiration. Take a look at what’s got my wheels turning this year.
An update about what’s next from Hands Occupied!
Next steps with knitCompanion: Learn how to knit more and frog less with one of the best apps out there for crafters.
Get to know knitCompanion, the app that lets you knit more & frog less!
Check out the new Faded Flare Wrap, Part of Zen Yarn Garden’s Impressionist Collection (2019). Read about the artistic inspiration behind the design and learn where to find the knitting pattern, and enter to win a Faded Flare kit!
Take a look inside the process of designing a large scale, colorwork afghan pattern! In this post, I’ll walk you though how I designed the Intarsia Mountain throw from start to finish, including swatching, sketching, knitting, and one particularly leaky barn.
Get to know Tian Connaughton, a Knit and Crochet Designer, Technical Editor of patterns, Blogger at KnitDesigns by Tian, and an all around yarn craft entrepreneur.
One of my goals for Hands Occupied this year is being less buttoned up. Today I want to share more about what my first year as a full time knit & crochet designer looked like. Brace yourselves – it was a doozie!
The Mod Maze Pillow features flat, center-out construction, which is a great way to learn techniques to help you level up your knitting skills.