Welcome May! Celebrating my birthday month, we are so thrilled to announce that we are now accepting wholesale or bulk orders for our Alaska handmade items. We are starting it off with three of our popular and best selling items and will be adding more to our catalog this summer. Left: Fireweed Chunky Hats availableContinue reading “Wholesale/Bulk Orders Now Available”
Once in a while, I browse patterns on Etsy and honestly, I have found some really good ones that have been my favorites for years. Last week, I had my hands on a knitting pattern bundle by @ladyjaycrochet. It is for three lovely beanies with texts coffee, cocoa and tea wrapped around. I spent myContinue reading “Coffee, Cocoa and Tea Beanies”
Hello everyone! I am so excited to announce that the Alaska Ridges Beanie is finally ready for testing! This is going to be my first published pattern. This is an adult size beanie and I used Malabrigo Worsted in Frost Gray but you are free to choose any worsted weight yarn of your choice. YardageContinue reading “Pattern Testers Needed”
Handmade hats or beanies are simple are practical to give. They are personal and unique gifts. I think the most challenging part is actually making one that your recipient will like and actually use. People wear hats for many reasons. Up here in Alaska, it is mostly for staying warm and protection from the outdoorContinue reading “Simple Rib Knit Beanie”
There is some very exciting news that I wanted to share with all of you. For the past few months, I have been developing my website and blog. I probably went through hundreds of themes before I was satisfied with the one I am currently using. The newest addition is the Shop feature. You canContinue reading “New Shop Feature”
This year, I am finally doing it! I have been wanting to publish my own knitting patterns for a while and I think I am now ready to dive in. Having said that, it is only appropriate that it be one of the very first patterns I have written back in 2014. I called itContinue reading “So You Want to Publish Your Pattern?”
Can you believe October is almost over? Even with this pandemic and our usual everyday challenges, life goes on. I am just hoping that everybody is doing well and staying safe during these crazy times. Staying busy and occupied helps a lot to distract us from today’s limitations. For me, knitting saves me from goingContinue reading “Handmade Baby Hats and Plaid Pumpkins”
This summer, I am introducing my Alaska Wildflowers Collection. It is a tribute to Alaska’s gorgeous wildflowers: fireweed, lupine, forget-me-not and daisy.