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One more event before summer and an unexpected surprise!

April 9, 2018

As winter FINALLY appears to be over, after my badly needed family vacation, I am busy finishing up a few “secret” garments for next fall and wrapping up my events for the season! If you are anywhere near Baltimore, read to the end to see what we have in store for you at Woolworks this weekend. As for […]

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KEYSTONE is my idea of a luxe sweatshirt-line pullover!

February 22, 2018

I am quite literally just about to pop over to Stitches West to help Yarn Culture set up their booth. But before I go, I wanted to let you know that KEYSTONE is now available on ravelry (and, of course you can come see it at the Yarn Culture booth at Stitches West this weekend)! KEYSTONE […]

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Introducing Molly’s Mustard Hat!

February 15, 2018

All fall, and into winter, my daughter just kept saying that she wanted a mustard colored hat. We looked and looked and couldn’t find one we liked, but leave it to The Plucky Knitter to have the perfect color mustard yarn (Primo Worsted in color Curry Up)! I started thinking of a simple rib, but […]

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It’s PLAYTIME, a new baby knit!

December 11, 2017

Easy enough for most knitters, interesting enough to keep you knitting and cute enough to be beloved by all, PLAYTIME is my new go-to baby design for 3 – 18 month olds! Inspired by the simple beauty and utility of Japanese knitwear design, PLAYTIME has clean, garter stitch lines and is knit all-in-one piece from the top-down. Fun design elements […]

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Just in time for Stitches West: summer fog

February 23, 2017

No time to talk, just a quick note to let you know that my newest design, SUMMER FOG, and I will be at Stitches West all weekend. Fun us both in the Yarn Culture booth Thursday, Friday and Saturday and in the Monarch Yarns booth on Sunday between 11AM and 1PM! For now, just a […]

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Valentine’s Day Offer

February 14, 2017

Today is the last day to get 20% off SINUOUS! SINUOUS is an easy knit with just enough interest to keep you going to the end and the shawl is finished with a lovely I-cord edge. Once off the needles, you will love how elegant you feel when wrapped up in your own SINUOUS! In honor of […]

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Introducing SINUOUS – a new shawl and a Valentine’s Day offer!

February 10, 2017

I am having so much fun exploring indy dyed yarns AND shawl design. Here, in my second design, I combine a dyer who I have followed for many years, A Verb for Keeping Warm and a classic crescent shawl shape to create a modern, wearable statement shawl: SINUOUS. sin.u.ous ˈsinyo͞oəs/ adjective having many curves and turns. winding, windy, serpentine, […]

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New Pattern: THE REACH

January 20, 2017

As many of you know, I spend my summers “on The Reach”. A body of water between Vinalhaven and Greens Islands in Penobscot Bay, Maine. The Reach is a meditative place for me. The water and adjoining rocky coast change color and texture depending on the weather and time of day; sometimes blustery and sometimes […]

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New Pattern: Origami Top Hat!

January 6, 2017

I am getting ready for VKL NYC next weekend, but couldn’t wait to share my latest design with you: Origami Top Hat! Origami Top Hat is a modern take on a simple knit hat! Knit in the round from the rim up, this easy knit is capped off with a little bit of shaping and […]

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Introducing GRANITE ISLAND!

November 3, 2016

Many of you know that my favorite place to be is a small island off the coast of Maine, Vinalhaven! While today Vinalhaven is best known for its thriving lobster trade, during the 19th century it was home to one of Maine’s largest granite quarrying businesses. Today the island is dotted with beautiful granite swimming […]

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