Crochet Pattern PDFs

Peanut Butter Pattern, $6.50

Circles Scarf Pattern, $5.00

Stellar Beret Pattern, $5.00

Raindrops Scarf Pattern, $5.00

Artichoke Hat Pattern, $5.00

Lace Slouch Hat Pattern, $5.00

Starry Night Cardi Pattern, $6.50

Pebble Hat Pattern, $5.00

Petal Beret Pattern, $5.00

Covered Hangers Pattern, $5.00

Diamond Lace Scarf Pattern, $5.00

Blackberry Beret Pattern, $5.00

Cotton Candy Cowl Pattern, $5.00

Simple Hat Pattern, 4 Sizes, $5.00

Cables + Lace Scarf Pattern, $5.00
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On the Hook (and Needles)

I’m in that in-between stage where I’m waiting for more projects (which are on the way, but not here yet- argh!). When Betsy McCarthy (author of Knit Socks) was on the Today Show, she said that the challenge of working at home is learning to live with ambiguity. Let me tell you, it still freaks [...]

Book Review & Giveaway: Color By Kristin

Back when I was editing magazines in NYC, I came across the work of Kristin Nicholas, a prolific colorwork knitter, embroiderer, and illustrator. She had just released Colorful Stitchery: 65 Hot Embroidery Projects to Personalize Your Home (which is an amazing book by the way!) and I surfed on over to her blog, Getting Stitched [...]

New York

It is good to be back in New York. I never lived in Manhattan (although I worked in Soho), and I forgot how very crowded it is. I don’t miss that aspect. I have been doing a lot of looking, eating, shopping and being. I never took the time to make small talk with anyone [...]

Quilted Art

I worked on some patchwork pieces on New Year’s Eve & Day (exciting times around here, I tell you). I think that some of them will become pillows, but this one is for a local art show. I figured that the last time I tried to paint I was basically trying to paint fabric, so [...]

Yay for Luggage + Shop Sneak Peek

Yay, my luggage came home at 7:30 this morning, with all the contents safe and sound. 
Once I get a chance to take some good photos, I’ll be adding three more cake hats to my etsy shop. These three are special because they flew to Edmonton (Canada) and back just to be with you. Fun. I [...]

Go outside!

Yesterday’s weather was gorgeous. I’m not quite understanding how the city can be blanketed in snow one day and70 degrees and sunny the next, but I’m not complaining! It really makes me appreciate the lovely days.

These are some of the leaves popping  up around downtown. They are so pretty!! Most of them are already falling [...]


It’s already Fall, which became clear to me because of the color in the trees on the way to work.  Right after I realized this, I heard on NPR that there would be snowshowers this weekend. This seemed unbelieveable as it was nearly 80 degrees on Friday. I woke up Saturday morning excited to peep out [...]

Oilcloth Place Mats

This week I worked up some pretty placemats to brighten our eating area. I bought this pretty print in Austin, and previously used it to transform my air conditioning box into a “table” (nice camoflauge). Since I don’t need an air conditioner in Montana, I once again had the pretty fabric. It was a royal [...]

Inspiration on the Road: Beading

I finally uploaded some of my photos from the trip down here (all out of order, of course!) and wanted to share these two from the Utah Field House of Natural History. Mostly, the place was full of fossils and dinosaurs, which, after seeing all of the shifting layers of earth on the drive down, is [...]


Just a quick update to let everyone know that we arrived safely in Bozeman last night, greeted by a glowing orange sun setting over the Bridger Mountains. The trip was amazing–we drove through New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, South Dakota, Wyoming and then, Montana. Over the 2500 miles we got to stop and [...]