Holy crap, you guys! It’s finally here! Today’s the day I can FINALLY tell you about not one, but TWO patterns that I’ve been working on since May! AND, I get to hold my first ever On the Needles giveaway!
(I was going to try to play it cool, but I’m so excited, I can’t even pretend that I’m not freaking out.)
I have two patterns in the new KnitPicks Spring Collection. It’s a book. An actual, real-life book, and my patterns are printed in it.
For real. Here’s the cover (It’s not my pattern on the cover, but it’s still super cute!):
I’m totally in love with my Dahlia Shawl. I wear the prototype one all the time. It’s the perfect size to wear as a scarf, tucked into my coat, or as a shawl, wrapped around my shoulders. The modern lace edging is super easy to knit because it’s worked at the same time as the main body of the shawl. (And the yarn is merino and silk, and is totally gorgeous and drapes wonderfully.)
My second pattern in the collection are my super-cheerful Puddle Jumper Socks. They’re knit from the top down, with an afterthought heel, so they work up in no time. I love the stripe pattern, especially the way the third contrasting color really pops on the toe and heel.
So, I bet you’ve guessed what the giveaway is.
I’ve got two copies of the 2015 Spring Accessories Collection (one paper book and one ebook) to give away to two lucky readers. (It really is a great collection-there are lots of fabulous patters, not just mine. I particularly like the Pyra Mitts, the Modular Triangle Shawl and the Charm City Socks.)
If you want to try and win a copy, comment below and tell me what you’d knit first if you won the book! (Don’t post your address or anything-we’ll figure that all out later.) I’ll pick the winner at random in one week (on 2/25).
Good luck! (Now I need to go drink a nice, calming cup of tea.)