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I Like Knitting and I Like Crochet

The title says it all: I like knitting and I like crochet! Earlier this year, I worked on two patterns for the summer issues of these mags, and was lucky enough to work on three warm and cosy designs for their October issue!   I Like Knitting and I Like Crochet are digital magazines that release six times a year, filled with exciting collections of exclusive patterns. Fully tested and tech edited, they release briefs to inspire designers and then work closely with the designer on the process.   The Poplar Cardi It’s not secret that I hate seaming things. Most of my patterns are worked seamlessly in the round, with only some underarm grafting or a shoulder to sew...

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There’s no denying that I love a chunky knit, and when I connected recently with Selena at Sweater Sisters Designs*, I was super excited that she let me take the reigns on our collaboration. Sweater Sisters carefully curates yarn from luxury fibre companies, and comissions designers to create a knitting kit “to ensure your knitting experience will bring visual and tactile pleasure from cast on to bind off.” I dedginess the Bobble Tea Sweater using Arcadia Bulky from Wayfaring Yarns, in four luscious shades - Shoujiji Sakura, a blossom-shade of pink; Rockaway Beach, a sandy neutral; Sanibel Island, a soft dove grey; and Apex, inspired by Living Coral, the Pantone colour of the year 2019. The pattern is pitched at intermediate knitters, with a semi-seamless...

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