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Hyperion Pullover

I’m so happy to announce my latest pattern for Knit Picks: my Hyperion Pullover! It’s named after the winding and hilly Hyperion Avenue in Los Angeles — home of the first Walt Disney Studios, inspiration to Joss Whedon and Angel, and just-plain-cool street near me! The pullover is knit flat cuff-to-cuff, then the body stitches […]

The tale of my first handspun FO

A quick story in pictures. I found an Ashford Traditional spinning wheel on Craigslist for a great price, so I bought it. (Molly likes it.) I found this beautiful Dicentra Designs blue and green Bluefaced Leicester fiber at A Knitted Peace in Littelton, CO. (I was there for a wedding.) So I bought that, too. […]


You guys! My giganto-blanket is #19 and #20 on this Buzzfeed list. How cool is that? Thanks, Buzzfeed! I also wanted to give y’all a sneak peek at my newest giganto-thingie. This is a cabled throw I made as a wedding gift for my dear friends Jen and Stephen. I’ll do a full post with […]

Buck? Dunny? Raduck?

I felt like doing a little stash busting recently, so I decided to make one of Susan B. Anderson’s reversible knit toys. I thought this little duck/bunny toy was irresistibly cute (and the pattern is free to boot!), so I took a stab at it. Here it is in action: Whatever you call this thing, […]

‘Tis the Season

I’m not usually all that excited about Christmas, in fact, I’m usually pretty ambivalent about the whole thing. On one hand, I love the songs, drinking egg nog, and the cozy feeling of sitting around a fireplace with your family. The part that gets me down is the rampant consumerism, the mandatory conspicuous consumption that […]


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