April 2018

April brings 2 new designs and the return of my Eternal Thread Course.

Gradations Shawl

The gradations shawl is a fun design that can be worked in any color combination you choose. Worked from the top down, it's a simple pattern which makes for a great project to work while watching Netflix. The picot edge trim is fun and playful. It's a piece you can wear for either fall or spring during transitional weather.


Toyon Tank

The name for this tank comes from the lovely Toyon bush which is native to my Northern California home. In the winter the lush clusters of bright red berries provide much needed food for many birds. Its branches and leaves produce a lovely dye which you can see here on this worsted weight yarn. You need not dye your own yarn to make this tank, simply replace it with the color of your choice in any worsted weight yarn which gives you the same gauge. I’ve also made the same tank in a pink yarn with white stripes just for fun. The dark yellow tank is shown in Large and the pink one is shows in Small, both with 2 inches of positive ease.


The Toyon Tank

Seen here in naturally dyed worsted weight yarn. 


The Toyon Tank 

In pink and white worsted weight cotton.



The Eternal Thread Course is back!

My course The Eternal Thread is back by popular demand beginning April 16th. You can sign up here

 Grandmother Spider Woman. Art by Amethystmoonsong.

Grandmother Spider Woman. Art by Amethystmoonsong.


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