I mentioned in my last post that Kinton was a design based off a project I knitted almost 3 years ago. When I decided that the yummy Magpie yarn was destined to become a version of that same top, I wanted to hug myself for taking such good notes! I found my crumpled sheet of… Continue reading The Original Kinton
I’m so excited to share our newest Appalachian Knits patterns today! For this release, we created patterns using Magpie Fibers, a small independent dyer based in Frederick, Maryland. Created by Dami Hunter, Magpie specializes in luxury yarns – and luxury they are! My design contribution for this release is Kinton, a spring and summer top… Continue reading Magpie Fibers
Whoops! Talk about some serious radio silence over here. As are most of my blog silences, this was unintentional. Life has been a bit busy over here, and I just haven’t made time to update the old blog here. So, here’s what’s been going on for the last few months. First off, the most exciting… Continue reading Catching Up!
Whew, what a busy summer it’s been! A good portion of my knitting this summer has been focused around a new project that I’m embarking on with my good friend Christina, and I’m beyond excited to share it with you all here! Introducing Appalachian Knits: an on-going collection brought to you by Christina and myself.… Continue reading Appalachian Knits
Ivy Trellis Socks, dyed with ivy leaves, photographed in ivy. Overkill? Nope. Oh, these socks. They’ve been quite a long time in the making. Last January I read in one of my natural dyeing books about dyeing with ivy leaves, and decided to give it a try, as we have quite a bit of ivy… Continue reading Ivy, Ivy, Ivy