Introducing the VERSACIKNITS woolfolk collection!

January 15, 2015

Sorry, no talk about the last two patterns today. Instead we will look at the actual collection! I am so happy to introduce my collection of designs inspired by woolfolk yarns; VERSACIKNITS woolfolk! I first met Kristin Ford, founder of woolfolk, when I was a fledgling designer and she was the creative director of one of my favorite […]

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Raindrops keep falling on my head (sorry, couldn’t resist)!

January 14, 2015

Today is raindrops day. Influenced by the Japanese aesthetic, raindrops has a subtle elegance and clean lines. It is a simple, loose fitting cardigan with updated, modern dolman sleeves and an unusually quiet and subtle pattern with just a hint of texture. I think raindrops is the kind of cardigan that you can wear anytime, […]

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Chess anyone?

January 13, 2015

Today’s journey through the VERSACIKNITS woolfolk collection brings us to our first accessory, chess. What makes for a great cowl or scarf? Scrumptiously soft yarn, interesting and fully reversible textured fabric, the right length to wrap and bold enough to be a fashion statement. Welcome to chess! As many of you know, one of my […]

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Anatomy of a photo shoot

September 30, 2013

A crisp September day, a beautiful model, a fantastic photographer, a sherpa, an assistant, a dressing room, a wardrobe, and a cool location!

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FORM — 6 designs for SHIBUI

September 5, 2013

There was a time when you pretty much knew where you would be when you received news about big events… … College acceptances arrived via snail mail, so you would be home in the comfort of your own home when you got the news… … Job offers were made over the phone at your home […]

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Carnaby Street – the mod fashion capital of the 60’s

September 5, 2012

Sometimes inspiration for my sweater designs comes from the past, sometimes from the present, and sometimes it seems to come out of the blue.  But I do know that a trip to London that I took with my family in 1968 inspired my next sweater design, Carnaby Street. London at that time was a media […]

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Just for fun!

August 15, 2012

My friend, Kathie, sent me this note yesterday (we are working on the write-up for a new sweater). I just had to share it! All my life I have adored stripes, and I have a whole drawer devoted to striped shirts.  My favorite outfit as a toddler was a red & white striped t-shirt with […]

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