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…