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Into the Unknown

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, Into the Unknown (2022 theme), Meanwhile in Maine, Pattern Related, Slip and Rise Pattern Club 4 Comments

We got chatting about Maine and the move and other big 2022 events… Puddles 10-year gotcha anniversary ☹, and cough, turning 40, cough. She threw out “into the unknown”. And ya know what, it was perfect! Not a daunting kind of ‘unknown,’ but a year of adventure in stitches which didn’t restrict the creative juices to one particular cast on / bind off method. “Into the Unknown” was born with joy and friendship, new possibilities, and future new locales!

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Eco Elements

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, Pattern Related 6 Comments

And the 2018 design theme is… This exciting theme applies both to inspiration as well as materials! Each release will detail the eco elements behind the inspiration and the materials. God uses so many different factors to inspire the designs He gives me. Sometimes it is the yarn itself, or the story of the indie dyer, but most often it is from a hike with CGDSJ, Puddles. I’ve kept my camera close these last few months to shoot those flashes of inspiration desiring to share more of the design process with you all! More commonly identified when thinking about “eco elements” are the materials themselves. I’m branching out there too! Sadly, animal-fiber (for me) still isn’t doable. But if you …

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Daring Details Detailed

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, eco world, How-Tos, Pattern Related, Puddles, Q&A Leave a Comment

A busier stay-cation we’ve never seen: from an all out ball with the nephews during their “designed by moi” Christmas present scavenger hunt, which just so happened to take place outdoors in 16 degrees… FAHRENHEIT, on a dusting of fresh snow Christmas morning to Puddles running off to the puppy emergency vet the next morning! Fear not, he’s on the mend and my Great Dane momma’s heart is utterly relieved. My nephews (and sister and brother-in-law) stay through the end of the year. But as the annum of Daring Details draws to a close, I invite you to look back at the 18 patterns that comprised this year’s theme and the daring details they brought to the wonderful world of …

Daring Details 2017 theme

Daring Details

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, eco world, Puddles 2 Comments

Happy New Year! This first Thursday of 2017 brings with it the revelation of this year’s design theme: Daring DetailsOne to two daring details complement simple construction in each of the 2017 catalog of planned designs. Making extraordinary easy, with specific design elements, which transform common structures into WOW wearables! Keep an eye out for out for I-cords, color work, drop stitches, cables, and hidden secrets. Seize your favorite eco yarn and needles, these knitting patterns invite you to cast on, knit, conquer, and wear! Stay connected with Puddles and me along your stitching adventures in the Knit Eco Chic Ravelry group and Instagram.