books, knitting

New Additions to the Gumroad Store

Just in time for the holiday season, I'm adding a few physical goods to my gumroad shop, including stitch markers, some handknits, and a few destash items. If you're of a mind, please go check them out! Patrons also have a cheeky coupon code available... I've also made updates to the services tab above. Due… Continue reading New Additions to the Gumroad Store

knitting

New Pattern

It occurred to me this week that I had a finished pattern sitting on my hard drive that was lacking only photographs. I'd put off the pictures initially because it meant putting on makeup and pants, and then before I knew it three months had gone by. Whoops. Iced Pumpkin Spice is a free, fitted… Continue reading New Pattern

knitting

The KnotMagick Guide to Pattern Writing

This page from my knitting journal shows my sketch and initial notes for this hat, as well as a finished photo and the yarn label for the care instructions. SketchThis can be a rough as you want to make it, or it can be a finished drawing. No one has to see it if you… Continue reading The KnotMagick Guide to Pattern Writing

knitting

New Year WIPs

It's a short list at the moment, but I have started a few things since I finished my holiday projects. First, my reward for getting everything done: socks in Tsuki Mountain Fibers in the colorway Guardian. I've been eyeing this yarn for ages, and saving it for something special. It ended up being a bit… Continue reading New Year WIPs

books, knitting

Giving the Boot

...A new set of boot toppers. I love my boots. But I have a weird thing, especially with my knee high boots--I hate the sound the zipper pull makes when I walk. I'm also a bit knock-kneed, so sometimes they rub together. Enter a pair of neutral boot cuffs. I knit these using some random… Continue reading Giving the Boot

crafts

Weekend Crafting

It's been a while since I dedicated an entire weekend to crafting, especially sewing. For starters, Gemma, my usual machine has been in storage since we moved. For another, there just hasn't been time, and all of my fabric is currently in the pod with the machine. But then...I saw an offer I couldn't refuse.… Continue reading Weekend Crafting