Crit Knits eBook

ABOUT CRIT KNITSCrit Knits is a collection of 8 knitwear designs by Christy Furlan and Mandy Bee. Each of the 8 designs is inspired by a member of the Mighty Nein from Critical Role, Campaign 2 and uses stunning yarn from Critical Sheep, to layer on even more D&D fun. Caleb’s Cabled Hat – Published March 2020 Geometric lattice cables merge…

Waiting for Lightning

ABOUT WAITING FOR LIGHTNINGA very dear friend of mine changed my life 11 years ago by teaching me how to knit. Eight years later, she changed my life again by introducing me into the wonderland that is Critical Role and Dungeons & Dragons as a whole. One episode of Critical Role and I was a…

God of Wine

This pattern was created in collaboration with the amazing Selena Miskin of Sweater Sisters. Kits containing both this pattern and your choice of stunning yarn are available here: Sweater Sisters Kits Dionysus, also known as Bacchus to the Romans, is the Greek god of wine, grapes, fertility, drama, and many other things. According to Greek mythology, he…

Chosen of Uk’otoa

ABOUT THE CHOSEN OF UK’OTOAA very dear friend of mine changed my life 10 years ago by teaching me how to knit. Eight years later, she changed my life again by introducing me into the wonderland that is Critical Role and Dungeons & Dragons as a whole. One episode of Critical Role and I was…

Beau’s Bracers

ABOUT BEAU’S BRACERSA very dear friend of mine changed my life 10 years ago by teaching me how to knit. Eight years later, she changed my life again by introducing me into the wonderland that is Critical Role and Dungeons & Dragons as a whole. One episode of Critical Role and I was a goner…

A Knit for Nott

ABOUT A KNIT FOR NOTTA very dear friend of mine changed my life 10 years ago by teaching me how to knit. Eight years later, she changed my life again by introducing me into the wonderland that is Critical Role and Dungeons & Dragons as a whole. One episode of Critical Role and I was…

Smoke & Bone & Bridges

“The streets of Prague were a fantasia scarcely touched by the twenty-first century — or the twentieth or nineteenth, for that matter. It was a city of alchemists and dreamers, its medieval cobbles once trod by golems, mystics, invading armies. Tall houses glowed goldenrod and carmine and eggshell blue, embellished with Rococo plasterwork and capped…

HiraHira

さくらひらひら舞い降りて落ちて / Sakura hirahira maiorite ochite 揺れる 想いのたけを抱きしめた / Yureru omoi no take wo dakishimeta. 君と 春に 願いしあの夢は / Kimi to haru ni negai shi ano yume wa 今も見えているよ / Ima mo miete iru yo. さくら舞い散る / Sakura maichiru. The cherry blossoms flutter, dancing, to the ground, Blanketing every bit of my tremulous love. That…

One for the Dark Lord

This hat design is part of my new The Lord of the Rings Hat Collection eBook, a set of four hat designs each inspired by a line of JRR Tolkien’s famous poem (available on Ravelry and Payhip). You can check out the lookbook here to see all 4 patterns! “Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,…

Nine for Mortal Men

This hat design is part of my new The Lord of the Rings Hat Collection eBook, a set of four hat designs each inspired by a line of JRR Tolkien’s famous poem (available on Ravelry and Payhip). You can check out the lookbook here to see all 4 patterns! “Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the…

Seven for the Dwarf-Lords

This hat design is part of my new The Lord of the Rings Hat Collection eBook, a set of four hat designs each inspired by a line of JRR Tolkien’s famous poem (available on Ravelry and Payhip). You can check out the lookbook here to see all 4 patterns! “Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the…

Three Rings for the Elven-Kings

This hat design is part of my new The Lord of the Rings Hat Collection eBook, a set of four hat designs each inspired by a line of JRR Tolkien’s famous poem (available on Ravelry and Payhip). You can check out the lookbook here to see all 4 patterns! “Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the…

The Lord of the Rings Hat Collection

Check out my The Lord of the Rings Hat Collection lookbook to see all 4 designs in detail! “Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne In the Land of Mordor where…

The Rainbow and the West Wind

I’m a Greek mythology nerd. Since I was a little kid, I have loved reading Greek myths and the modern stories they inspire. With these stories floating around my head, I instantly think of Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow, when I see rainbow yarn. And, wow, can Malabrigo do rainbow yarn! They have…

Craigh na Dun Shawl

“Some say the hill is enchanted, others say it is cursed. Both are right.” – Outlander, Diana Gabaldon Like countless others, I fell in love with Jamie and Claire when I started reading the Outlander series and watching the TV version a few years ago. I mean, let’s be real here; how could anyone resist…

Raindrops on Roses Shawl

Raindrops on Roses, originally published in the Fibre Muse Quarterly Dreamer 2018 issue, is a crescent-shaped shawl inspired by the storms and blooms that spring brings (and The Sound of Music, one of my favorite musicals). This shawl is knit in two colors – one variegated yarn used to represent a field of flowers, and another…

Starlight Mountains Hat and Cowl

Last year, I designed my Starlight Mountains Mittens for a friend who frequently goes hiking in the Rockies. I wanted to knit up a landscape to match those he might see on just such a hike – a lake slightly ruffled by a breeze, a mountain range, a few wisps of cloud, and a beautiful…

A Beauty but a Funny Girl Shawl

“Now it’s no wonder that her name means beauty – Her looks have got no parallel. But behind that fair façade, I’m afraid she’s rather odd. Very diff’rent from the rest of us is Belle… Look there she goes, a girl who’s strange but special, A most peculiar mademoiselle, It’s a pity and a sin…

Mr. Wednesday

I’ve been a mythology nerd pretty much my entire life. Greek, Norse, Japanese, you name it, I love it all. So, when I picked up Neil Gaiman’s excellent book American Gods, I was immediately enthralled by his modern take on my mythological favorites. I found Mr. Wednesday, Gaiman’s sly, American version of Odin, to be…

Bellflower Hat

As a celebration of my fifth pattern release and Malabrigo March, I am offering this pattern as a free Ravelry download and as a free Payhip download. If you enjoy this pattern and would like to hear more from me, please subscribe to my periodic newsletter which includes more free patterns, pattern discounts, information on new pattern…

Starlight Mountains Mittens

I originally designed these mittens for a friend who lives in Colorado and frequently goes hiking in the Rockies (lucky!). I wanted to knit up a colorwork landscape to match those he might see on just such a hike – a lake slightly ruffled by a breeze, a mountain range, a few wisps of cloud,…

Walk the Moon Hat

“Different colors / We carry each other / We’re just different colors / This is why we’re biting the bullet / We know the kids are right. “ “Different Colors”, Talking is Hard, Walk the Moon I designed this hat as a gift for one of my closest friends. A couple of years ago, she introduced…

Double Rainbow Cowl

On the last day of our Disney World honeymoon, my husband and I hopped on the monorail at the Magic Kingdom and looked out the window to see a beautiful double rainbow. I snapped a picture of it and it has quickly become of one my favorite photos from the honeymoon – it’s such a…

Pop Pop Pom Pom Hat

Do you ever procrastinate on your gift knitting and then suddenly find yourself needing to knit like the wind to make the giving deadline? I know I do! So, I am always on the lookout for patterns that I can stitch up quickly into cute presents for friends and family (or myself). When the idea…