Free Pattern: Simple Crochet Purse

Lately, Little C has been very interested in putting her toys into carriers – buckets, lunchboxes, grocery bags, purses, you name it. I had some yarn sitting in the stash that’s been waiting to be used, so I decided to see what I could whip up for her. 

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Upcoming Design: Kalorama Sweater

For the first time, I thought I would properly chronicle the process of making a new sweater, from the beginning of the design process all the way through to the end. The next sweater design I’m working on is a short-sleeved, fall-appropriate sweater with a round yoke and some pretty lace detail.

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Free Pattern: Casitas Springs, or, The Emergency Hat

A few months ago, I found myself in a knitting emergency. It was a Saturday morning at the office, and I was about to walk into a mandatory three-hour training session. There was just one problem: in my rush to get out the door that morning, I’d forgotten my knitting project at home. 

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