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May Wrap-up…

Hello friend, Can you believe May has come to a close? Has this year felt short to you too? We are halfway through 2023. Sigh... I have a recap for you; my makes, finished and not-quite-finished, as well as new designs you may or may not have seen. Granny Squares Granny Square Blanket Cake Pop… Continue reading May Wrap-up…

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Pros and Cons to Selling your Handmade Items in Person

Whether you are new to the handmade industry, or have been around for awhile and looking to expand your audience, I'm here to share my thoughts from a recent show I participated in. It was called a Sip 'n Shop. Held at a local clothing boutique where they love to showcase woman owned businesses. Held… Continue reading Pros and Cons to Selling your Handmade Items in Person

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What’s in my Notions Pouch

I have been knitting for over 20 years. There are essentials that MUST be left in my zipper pouch. Though saying that, I have a couple of zipper pouches at all times because I always have WIPS. As a sock designer, I use (mostly) fingering weight yarn, so the supplies will be based off of… Continue reading What’s in my Notions Pouch

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Color Palette Crochet Throw Pattern

Color Palette Throw is a fun pattern to make. It will be your go-to crochet blanket pattern. It's so warm and cuddly using one strand of worsted weight yarn. This easy and textured stitch creates a modern contemporary look. I chose a color palette that had some Boho flair. You choose the color palette that… Continue reading Color Palette Crochet Throw Pattern

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2022 – A Year in Review

Hello friend, Following years of uncertainty, with the most challenging of events in history, 2022 proved itself to sustain throughout the entire year. Knit On Designs grew in areas I never imagined. Its strength and endurance proved it will march on through 2023 (and beyond). Life also has a way of throwing in the more… Continue reading 2022 – A Year in Review

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Just Moving through Life…

Often times, when we're moving through life (our day), we're so busy doing all the "things" that we forget to stop and celebrate our little successes, or even the BIG ones. The truth is, I don't often stop to even think about it until it's the last day of the month. I just keep going.… Continue reading Just Moving through Life…

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New SockPattern for the Self-Striping yarn hiding in your stash

Meet your newest favorite self-striping yarn sock pattern. My Little Sister Chevy Sock Knitting Pattern. A beautiful, yet simple 2-round repeat pattern, perfect for binge watching your favorite Netflix (or Hulu) series. I'm not kidding when I said, meet your newest favorite. This pattern is so repeatable. You'll want to knit a pair for every… Continue reading New SockPattern for the Self-Striping yarn hiding in your stash

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Another great shortie sock knitting pattern – The Karrie Sock

You know that knitting pattern that just grabs you from the first stitch, and before you know it, it's done? Introducing: The Kerry Sock Knitting Pattern A sweet slipped stitch pattern runs down the front of the sock, with an easy to memorize stitch pattern. It's a meditative knit. The perfect project to take on… Continue reading Another great shortie sock knitting pattern – The Karrie Sock

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A Creative’s Guide to Product Photography

As a creative, I bet your biggest challenge (hurdle) is feeling like your photos are interesting enough to make those scrollers on social media STOP. Am I right? I got you, boo... I bring over 20 years of experience as a photographer, 14 years as a creative entrepreneur, and 10 of these years shooting products.… Continue reading A Creative’s Guide to Product Photography

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New Sock Pattern, Inspiration for it, and what’s next…

Inspiration for me comes from so many places. In the case of The Magnolia Socks, it was from one of my home decor books, called Color. I love the juxtaposition of the colors; being placed close together with a contrasting effect.. The Magnolia Socks Knitting Pattern is so intriguing, you will be excited to cast… Continue reading New Sock Pattern, Inspiration for it, and what’s next…

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Quick and Practical Farmhouse Chic Placemat: Sprigs of Thyme Crochet Placemat Pattern

Features simples stitches, which makes this a quick project. I read a lot of home decorating blogs that feature how to decorate a table, room, a home. I'm really inspired by the farmhouse look, and how it creates a cozy home, and maybe save some money by making it myself. As a DIY'er, I'm intrigued… Continue reading Quick and Practical Farmhouse Chic Placemat: Sprigs of Thyme Crochet Placemat Pattern

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How to Knit a Pair of Shortie Socks in 10 days (or less)

I don't know about you, but I love to knit socks. Especially, shortie socks. What are shortie socks, you ask? Let me explain... Shortie socks are basically ankle length socks. Socks that peek over the top of your shoe. A sock that's perfect for booties (short boots). I have a formula for getting the entire… Continue reading How to Knit a Pair of Shortie Socks in 10 days (or less)

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Your Next Two Favorite Knitted Socks to Knit and Love

Fun and Sun Shorty Socks: With simple classic stitches, knit stitches only, and your choice of colors, the Fun and Sun Socks are a true joy to knit. This knitting pattern equips you with detailed written instructions that will have you knitting far into the night. If you're looking to knit up a pair of… Continue reading Your Next Two Favorite Knitted Socks to Knit and Love

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Some Things are Just That Good

I’ve been designing for over a decade. Things like dishcloths, socks, blankets, hats, scarves, cup cozies, fingerless gloves, cowls, and more, have caught the interest of many knitters and crocheters. I have a dishcloth pattern called Ashley. She was first published in June 2011. That’s 10 years, y’all! I’m bringing her back loud and proud.… Continue reading Some Things are Just That Good

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Your Next Favorite Knitting Pattern: Ankle Socks to LOVE

Feeling Like a Diamond Sock: with a sweet diamond shape and classic stitches, Feeling Like a Diamond lives up to its name and is a true delight to knit. Diamond, according to google, means: a rarity and a beauty, embraces strength of character and faithfulness to oneself and others. I find that having faith in… Continue reading Your Next Favorite Knitting Pattern: Ankle Socks to LOVE