Check Out YarnTalk!

July 8, 2015

This project has been in the ether for a while, but I wanted to give it a little blog love today! My good friends Heidi at Hands Occupied, Leah at Ruby Submarine, and Allyson at the Sweatshop of Love have been hard at work on a really fantastic web series called YarnTalk. In their words: “Three […]

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FO: Spring Showers Blanket

July 6, 2015

I seem to have a strange cosmic connection with the designers over at the Purl Bee. A friend will announce they’re going to have a baby and then Purl Bee comes out with a super compelling blanket design. Blankets are so much work. I tend to avoid them because I can knock out a baby […]

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Bear Coaster Class

June 30, 2015

Guys, I have to take a minute for a shameless plug. I want to talk a little more about my upcoming Bear Coasters class on Saturday, July 11th from 10am to noon.   You would not believe how fun and satisfying this little project is. It’s the perfect companion of for a mug of coffee […]

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Summer Classes!

June 9, 2015

In case you had any doubt, listen to DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. It’s summer summer summertime and you can mark the change in seasons here at DoogKnits with my latest class schedule! NEW This Summer Bear Coasters: Bring a little rustic charm to your table this summer with Bear Coaster Class! These […]

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We Have a Winner!

June 1, 2015

Thanks to everyone who commented on my post last week as part of the Holla Knits Blog Tour. The big winner is:     Lulu! She says over Memorial Day she spent time: “With family and friends having a very good time!” Congratulations, Lulu! I’ll be in touch with you on Ravelry about mailing you […]

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Holla Knits Blog Tour & Giveaway :)

May 26, 2015

Last week, I was thrilled to announce my second pattern published in Holla Knits – the Bowdoin Hat. It’s been so encouraging to see the reception of the Warm Weather Accessories Collection and the changes to Holla Knits in this issue. Personally, my heart skipped a beat when I got to the “What’s Your Knitting Spirit […]

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New Pattern: Bowdoin Hat in Holla Knits Accessories

May 18, 2015

Happy Monday, everyone! What better way to kick off the week than with new patterns! I’m thrilled to share with you my latest pattern: The Bowdoin Hat   This slouchy beanie  has a breezy lace stitch pattern and is knit the round. Named for Bowdoin College in Maine where my Civil War boyfriend Joshua Chamberlain was president […]

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FO: Axial Cardigan

May 11, 2015

As part of the Holla Knits 2015 Knit Along (#HKKAL15), I decided to tackle a project I’ve had my eye on for a while: the Axial Cardigan by Klever Knits. I’d seen this sweater in person at the pattern photo shoot and was really fascinated by the construction. Right as I was thinking about the […]

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FO: Badger Badger Badger

April 24, 2015

Once you pick up Louise Walker’s Faux Taxidermy Knits, it’s really hard to put it down. Once I started my little bear coasters, I remembered that I have plenty of black and white worsted yarn in my stash – just enough to start the amazing mounted Badger Head pattern! (Which always makes me think of […]

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Free Pattern: Setuaket Hat

April 13, 2015

Are you watching AMC’S TURN? I know I am! It’s got everything I need: Jamie Bell, period costumes, intrigue, honor and a sexy George Washington. What’s not to love? One thing that caught my eye about Mr. Culpeper’s (I MEAN ABRAHAM WOODHALL NOTHING TO SEE HERE, REDCOATS) wardrobe was that he has a go-to stocking cap that […]

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