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Glen Etive – Short Film

Hi y’all. In addition to my knitting and writing, I’ve started directing short films, and I wanted to share my most recent work with you! It’s a cute little short…

read more July 30, 2014

Frogging on NPR’s All Things Considered

I only have time for a quick post because I’m jumping on a transatlantic flight soon, but here’s the link to my interview with Melissa Block on NPR’s All Things…

read more July 2, 2014

New Patterns: Band Camp + Take Cahuenga

Don’t you love publication day? I woke up yesterday to find my two new patterns, the Band Camp Pullover and Take Cahuenga Shawl live on the Knit Picks site. What’s…

read more June 19, 2014

My First Handspun Skein

Look at that! It’s my very first handmade skein of yarn! It’s far from perfect, but I’m kinda in love with it, guys. I started learning how to spin through…

read more April 16, 2014

Cabled Giganto-Blanket – Instructions Included!

Hi all! Just a quick note to let you know that my Giganto-Blanket Pattern available on Ravelry and Etsy now includes the chart and written instructions for the cabled version…

read more February 7, 2014

IKEA Hack – Litter Box from Byholma Chest

UPDATE: October 2018 It looks like hte Byholma box is no longer available, but an astute reader has suggested the Gabbig storage box instead. I haven’t tried it, but it…

read more January 12, 2014

Pikabu Boot Toppers – New Pattern!

I’m coming out of blog hibernation to let you know that I have a new pattern available from Knit Picks. Introducing my Pikabu Boot Toppers: These were really fun to…

read more December 30, 2013

American Apparel Activity

Hi all, I know it’s been quiet on Nocturnal Knits lately! It’s because everything I’m knitting is either super-secret or super-not-exciting! Something Exciting that I would like share is the…

read more October 21, 2013

Google Play Craft Book Sale

I just got word that Google Play has a HUGE sale on craft books going on right now through next Monday, 9/23. And my book, Picture Perfect Knits, is on…

read more September 16, 2013

Time Lapse Video: Clouds over Echo Park

Just wanted to share a time-lapse video I shot from my balcony this afternoon! I used my iPhone 5 and an app called LapseIt Pro. I hope you like it!

read more August 19, 2013