YAY!! Back to normal life!

Sorry for being away from my blog. I had such a pile of things to go through that I was not able to think straight after each work day.
I did not plan this way, but it happened that I had to work on 7 projects with almost the same due date. Looking ba…

3Bs: Barcelona, Berroco, Blog

Berroco yarn company has some of my favorite yarns. One of them is Ultra Alpaca that comes in beautiful colors and weights. I did a few designs from this yarn in my first book and recently I published Barcelona Tunic on my Ravelry page. Today I loo…

Last chance to get your prize

Now that I got your attention…I wanted to remind you that our winner of a copy of the e-book of Complements Collection by Kristin Omdahl is meppybn.  
Dear meppybn, unfortunatelly I have no contact information for you. Please let me know how to co…

Book Review: Custom Crocheted Sweaters

I am looking through a fabulous book by Dora Ohrenstein called Custom Crochet Sweaters . This is her latest book published by Lark Crafts.

What can I say. The designs in this book take my breath away. Read this review in full >>>

Complements Collection

You are at the next stop of the blog tour for the Complements Collection.
This collection is a product of wonderful collaboration of a prolific designer Kristin Omdahl and Bijou Basin Ranch. 
Read this post in full…

Luxury in the box

Look what I got for my next project. Catherine Lowe’s incredibly luxurious yarn came in a box wrapped in black, as you see in the photo, with a booklet on handling it (that made me nervous at first).


The color is  beautiful and very suitab…

New pattern: Milana

Milana is one of my favorite from my line of patterns. It is light and comfortable with a simple lace stitch pattern combined with a small flat cable. I love to knit seamlessly, so this design is as seamless as they come. No seams at all. The yarn i…

Free eBook on Copyright for Crafters and Artists

Interweave press released a new eBook. This is something that many of us talked about and were wondering what exactly is a copyright when it comes to patterns, books, blogs, etc.

When I helped out at the yarn shop I encountered many times this s…

New Design: Barcelona

If you are wondering about the name, it is the color that gave me this idea. It is such a rich and beautiful red, that I thought of Spain and their love of that color. I wanted to design a long vest or tunic which you can wear almost all year round with different tops underneath.
 It turned out as I hoped – flattering and very urban. I wrote it for 17 sizes from 33" to 65" with about 2"

Should we party? Giveaway.

Simona and I thought we deserve to celebrate the end of our big project. Since we are on different sides of the country, the only way we can do it right now is over Skype. Since it is a virtual party, we can invite many friends to join us. Any suggest…