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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. You can check out the lookbook here to see all 4 patterns! “Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their…

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. The ebook will be available for 25% off from now until Jan 31, 2019 while the four designs are released as single patterns here…

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. The ebook will be available for 25% off from now until Jan 31, 2019 while the four designs are released as single patterns here…

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. The ebook will be available for 25% off from now until Jan 31, 2019 while the four designs are released as single patterns here…

The Lord of the Rings Hat Collection

I am offering an automatic 25% discount on this ebook from now until Jan 31, 2019! The four designs will each be released as single patterns for individual purchase over this period. I am celebrating the release of this collection with a The Lord of the Rings Hat Collection KAL running until Feb 28, 2019! Come join…

The Rainbow and the West Wind

Because I love Malabrigo Yarn so much, this pattern will be 10% off until Nov 1, 2018 with code MALABRIGO. I am celebrating the release of this pattern with a The Rainbow and the West Wind KAL running until November 25, 2018! Come join the KAL and knit up your own rainbow in the Yarning for Whimsy group. There will…

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…

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…

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…

Craigh na Dun Shawl

I am celebrating the release of this pattern with a Craigh na Dun KAL running until Nov 4, 2018 (Season 4 premiere day!). Come join the KAL and fend off the dregs of Droughtlander with us in the Yarning for Whimsy group. There will be a prize for each and every FO! Release Week Discount! 10% off through Monday, Sep…