Category Archives: brendan

third sweater, twelfth project, and a pattern update

After a marathon session of sewing in ends, the third sweater of the year is finished: Project specs: Pattern: Brendan (updated version with the whale motif option is now available!) Size: 1-2 years Yarn: Rowan Designer DK

Posted in 11 in 2011, 50 crafts in 50 weeks, brendan, patterns | Comments Off on third sweater, twelfth project, and a pattern update

next project

Turning this pile of knit fabric into a blocked and seamed baby sweater: I’m in the process of adding the whale motif option to the Brendan pattern, as well as updating and streamlining a few instructions. The expanded version should … Continue reading

Posted in 11 in 2011, 50 crafts in 50 weeks, brendan | Comments Off on next project

recent accomplishments

A sailor collar: And the beginnings of a sleeve:

Posted in brendan | Comments Off on recent accomplishments

front+back

Long weekend car trips where I’m the passenger make for lots of knitting time: Front and back of baby sweater: finished! Now it’s just a collar, two sleeves, some blocking and seaming, and my third sweater of the year is … Continue reading

Posted in 11 in 2011, 50 crafts in 50 weeks, brendan | Comments Off on front+back

it’s a….whale!

Because I know there have been hundreds, thousands, millions, a few of you just dying to know what the new motif option for Brendan is going to be: A whale! One of the more “legendary” events in the St. Brendan … Continue reading

Posted in 11 in 2011, brendan, colorwork | 949 Comments

brendan remixed

I’m using this reknit of Brendan to make some additions to the pattern, primarily an extra intarsia motif: Guesses as to what the new motif is? As a hint, the pattern is named for St. Brendan, an Irish monk said … Continue reading

Posted in 11 in 2011, 50 crafts in 50 weeks, brendan | Comments Off on brendan remixed

sweater three

Last week, I debated what project to cast-on for next. I decided the best move would be to make some more progress on my goal of completing 11 sweaters in 2011, and chose this one: Yes, it’s a baby sweater. … Continue reading

Posted in 11 in 2011, brendan, colorwork, stash | Comments Off on sweater three

A new tradition for 2011

I’m going to be trying a few new things out in 2011, and one new thing that I hope you’ll enjoy is the tradition of a monthly pattern special, with a code for a discount or deal of some sort. … Continue reading

Posted in brendan | Tagged | Comments Off on A new tradition for 2011

Showing off

Like, I suspect, any designer, I’m always curious to see how other people’s interpretations of my patterns come out.  While selling the patterns is nice, seeing them finished is even nicer.  To that end, Jan has finished a lovely pink … Continue reading

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Posted in brendan | Comments Off on Showing off