These rosy mitts were named for my grandmother. She always had gorgeous fragrant red rose bushes next to her porch steps. Her favorite color was red, and she had lovely hands with long nails and slender fingers. More often than not, her nails were painted bright red.
I like to think that if she were still with us, she would proudly wear these mitts.
Claire in Detention
This pattern was inspired by Molly Ringwald’s character in The Breakfast Club. The diamond motif represents the earring she gives John Bender at the end of the movie. I am obsessed with the 80’s, so this will not be the last Breakfast Club inspired pattern you’ll see from me.
Andie at Prom
I had so much fun designing these! The pattern is based on Molly Ringwald’s character from the John Hughes classic “Pretty in Pink”. Mine are embellished with beads, but those are optional, of course. These are the perfect accessory for a special night in the 80s (or to keep your hands warm as you are typing right this minute).
This shawl design is based on my favorite poem and is my homage to Poe. The lace pattern is a study in negative space and motion. The solid rectangles represent caskets and the decreases flow in different directions to give the piece the feel of an angry ocean. The lovely Sasha at Skein Shop tech edited this one and has a very nice write up on her website. She also interviewed me, which was super fun.
Shell Belle Socks
My newest design! These ruffled ankle socks are worked cuff down and will work up quickly in sport weight yarn. When we were growing up, I used to sing the Beatles song of the same name to my sister, Michelle. I hope these happy socks make you want to sing as well!
Available through Knit Picks and Ravelry.
Unicorn in the Grass Socks
This is a fun addictive and quick sock pattern to work. It is written to be very beginner friendly, although I would suggest having experience working in the round. Stitch pattern will look nice in a variety of striped or varigated yarns. Just have fun. It’s only knitting!
Lacy and delicate in appearance, but easy to knit. Good beginner lace project for someone comfortable with knitting in the round.