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…

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…

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…