Posts tagged August 2019
What I'm Designing in 2020

It’s incredible that it’s August already. I feel like the year just started and I’m a little sad to know that summer is almost over. While fall is my favorite season, I’m not quite ready to welcome in 2020. There’s a lot I would still like to do in 2019. Keep an eye on this space as there are a few more summer patterns coming your way, but in the meantime I wanted to share what I was working on for 2020.

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Wild Dunes Shawl

When I first started knitting this shawl I admit that I didn’t have much of a design in place. I just cast on and started knitting a crescent shawl in stockinette stitch hoping that I would get inspired along the way. That strike of inspiration never exactly came - I didn’t know what lace pattern to use, if I even wanted to use one at all, and I didn’t know what I wanted to do for the edging. But I kept on knitting anyway.

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Retrospective + July 2019

Several years ago I had a series of posts designed to look back on the projects I completed the month before. As I dove deeper into the design world I had less time to complete projects and the posts fell by the wayside. Lately though I’ve been wanting something tangible that I could look back on to see what I’ve accomplished as a designer.

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Folly Beach Shawl

If you’re looking to squeeze in one more shawl this summer, Folly Beach is the answer. It’s a crescent shaped shawl with an airy knit on lace edging. With a body of stockinette stitch body this piece is quick to knit, and the perfect project for the beach.

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5 Basic Shawl Shapes

A little over a year ago I joined the Aroha Knits 5 shawls in 5 days challenge. The goal of the challenge was to teach the basics of 5 simple shawl shapes. At that time I was primarily a sweater knitter so I welcomed the opportunity to learn some new skills and try something new.

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