Category: Musings

Watch me on Wheel!

I’m trying to compose a thoughtful, witty blog post about this, but all I really want to say is: AAAAAAHHHHHH!!!! I’m going to be on Wheel of Fortune!!! Tuesday, January…

read more January 2, 2017

Ombre Giganto-Blanket SAMPLE SALE

Just in time for Christmas, I’m doing a flash sample sale of my newest ombre Giganto-Blanket. This is ready to ship! This won’t last long! In fact, I’ll be taking…

read more December 13, 2016

Interview: Yankee Smartass

It’s less than a week since the election, and I’m not ready to talk about it quite yet. Just know that it left me stunned and heartbroken, but I’m trying…

read more November 14, 2016

Full Freak-Out Mode

Last night I got the following email from a lovely lady (and possibly “nasty woman”) Emily: Hey! I just wanted to let you know that I made your “Stronger Together”…

read more October 25, 2016

New Giganto-Blanket Instructions

Hi everyone! Quick update here: I have exciting news! I’ve completely updated the Giganto-Blanket pattern to include instructions for prepping non-superwash wool. Now you can avoid stomping the wool in…

read more October 8, 2016

Sheer Madness

Lately I’ve been trying to get back into sewing. I was doing a bunch of quilting, but have lately had a hankering to start sewing garments for myself. Specifically, I…

read more September 12, 2016

Back to Basics

When I decided to knit my wedding dress, I knew I was embarking on an ambitious project.  It took months to complete, and required meticulous charting, and laser focus. This post…

read more August 24, 2016

Welcome to the new Nocturnal Knits!

Things are looking a bit different around here, aren’t they? As a refresher, this is what the site looked like just yesterday: That’s the blog design I’ve had since 2009,…

read more August 14, 2016

Sincerely, Us – A Short Film

Hi folks! I just wanted to share with you a short film I wrote and directed last year called Sincerely, Us: “Sincerely, Us” is a quirky comedy that shows how…

read more December 5, 2015

Hemlock Ring Baby Jacket

I don’t know about you, but I’m downright obsessed with Jared Flood of Brooklyn Tweed. I made one of his Girasole shawls back in 2009 and was so impressed with…

read more March 6, 2015