Author Archives: cheryl

Sophistical – in Knitty First Fall

How excited am I to be back in Knitty? I’m very happy to present Sophistical. This is a great loose-fitting layering piece that’s mostly super-simple and quick to knit. The front and back are worked flat and seamed at the … Continue reading

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Spring into knitting

Spring is a great time to learn to knit! You can practice on a scarf or two, maybe make some mitts or a hat, and by the time the cooler weather rolls around again, you’ll be ready to make your … Continue reading

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The Red Queen is finally ready

Well, this took a lot longer than I thought it would. Probably because I stopped to make a load of tiny sweaters and alpaca cowls for our pop-up sale last month. Anyway, it’s finally done and I think it turned … Continue reading

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Pop up sale!

Come to this tiny holiday market featuring original hand-crafted gifts and accessories by three five Vancouver designers.  You’ll find beautiful leather goods, amazing Selfie dolls, stylish knitted & crocheted things like chunky cowls and tiny sweater ornaments, and more. We … Continue reading

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Would you pay for Knitty?

Knitty is doing this interesting thing. I’m so happy to be able to support such an excellent online knitting magazine. I got my start as a designer in Knitty, and still feel like Amy Singer is my knitting fairy godmother. … Continue reading

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Queen Street goes both ways

I’m excited to release my newest pattern, the Queen Street reversible cardigan. Right-side out, you get sleek slip-stitch ribs on a reverse-stockinette stitch background, with exposed seams. Inside-out, you have nice plain stockinette stitch with garter stitch bands at the … Continue reading

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Time for a treat

I’m having a sale in my Ravelry Pattern store: 25% off all patterns until August 9th. Just use the code “SUMMERLOVE” when you check out. Shop as often as you like. My latest pattern, the Queen Street reversible cardigan (coming … Continue reading

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Introducing: Sleepy Bunny!

Need a gift for a summer baby? Here’s a sweet cotton garter stitch blanket with i-cord edging and a handy loop on one corner. This is a free pattern; get it here.   [Translate]

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Got gauge?

What kind of needles do you use? I have a whole collection of different types made of different materials. My current favourites are metal Addi turbos because they are so smooth and light. But I also have bamboo (Takumi) and … Continue reading

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Made any resolutions for the lunar new year?

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