$1,000 Socks

Socks. I’ve always had my favorites, the ones that stay up the best, the warmest, the best with certain shoes, the best for house lounge time, but I hadn’t thought much about how they were made until I sat down to knit a pair. Wow, that takes some time and...


Sweater for Emilia with Roller Skate Buttons

Knitting while listening to a book on tape is one of my favorite relaxing activities. My favorite things to knit are baby gifts. For Emilia I decided to make a color block sweater as I had some single balls in really wonderful colors of an amazingly soft washable wool. I...


Fuzzy, Fuzzy Pink Sweater

It all worked out in the end… This cute cardigan with false pockets on the front is soft, fuzzy and a lovely soft pink. The yarn turned out to be some of the most difficult I have ever work with and I ended up needing to be inventive with...


Line Art Illustrations for Roly Poly Garments

I’ve been working on a series of line drawings for Roly Poly Crafts to screen print on garments: t-shirts, baby one-piece bodysuits, diaper covers and the like. Roly Poly owner, Ruth, has a wonderful sense of hip nostalgia and the selection of images she asked me to draw for...


Essential Journeys Bicycle Jersey

Kimberly, owner of Essential Journeys, is an avid bicyclist. When she isn’t making her wonderful soaps she is usually out on the road with a group of friends riding around Asheville, or off leading a group of bicyclists on an Alaskan adventure. So to combine her two passions she...