Sisson Street Hat

Free Pattern update I originally posted the Sisson Street Hat in 2016 (link to original post). It didn’t get a lot of attention at the time and I feel like it’s a really good gift knit so I’ve updated the pattern a bit, improved the layout, and am sharing out the new pattern PDF. This…

Anchored: Color Blocking

Part of Wool Theory: A Continuation of the Anchored Pattern Wool Theory is a periodic series on knitting and related craft featuring free patterns, tools, and resources. Back in June I shared the Anchored pattern, a very simple all-over ribbed beanie that has either a deep folded brim as a fitted hat or can be…

Anchored: Classic Ribbed Hat

Part of the ongoing Wool Theory series This is Anchored. A very simple, all over ribbed hat available as a free pdf download by clicking download pattern above or at the bottom of this page, or on the free patterns page (link in menu bar above) Anchored uses center double-decreases for a crown with barely…

Dorrance Street Cap

I’m really excited to share the Dorrance Street Cap, now available as a downloadable pdf on Ravelry. Dorrance Street is the starting point of the Pride Parade in Providence, RI. And it’s an amazing parade that happens at night with lights and music, and is generally, as mentioned, amazing. That serves as the inspiration for…

Wool Theory

A Periodic Series on Wool As Craft For a while, I’ve wanted to really dive into knitting as a craft and to think a little more deeply about knitting, knitting methods and methodologies, about yarn and fiber, and all things knitting related. I have had a running list of ideas that I’d like to take…

Rhode Trip: A hat and cowl reboot

The Rhode Trip Hat and Cowl are the new names of the patterns formerly known as “Hat No. 5” and “A Cowl for Hat No. 5”. This hat was the fifth hat I designed in 2012 while knitting hats for a great project run by  a local yarn store (Lovelyarns), called the 500 Hats Project. …

Knitting with Swans

Warwick has been doing some serious showing off lately. The sunsets alone have been incredible. Then you add in that there are dozens and dozens of swans nesting in the park near my new home, and you realize how incredible the area is. I took my knitting out to watch the swans as the sun…