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New Pattern, "Flawsome"

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New Pattern, "Flawsome"

Introducing My First Ever Tank Top Pattern This tank is knit bottom-up, mostly in the round with a 1/1 rib stitch (K1, P1). The ribbing collapses on itself giving it the look of stockinette, without the curl. There is enough ease on this tank to be comfortable and flow-y. You can knit it in the suggested wool for a spring/fall appropriate garment, or in a cotton/linen blend for a hot summer tank! Another cool thing - this is the first pattern I've released that was knit with my own hand dyed yarn! The main colorway, Sand Castle, has since been...

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5 Tips for Photographing Your Handmade Projects

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5 Tips for Photographing Your Handmade Projects

The first thing I did to start developing WPK was sign up on Instagram. This was the absolute best thing to start with over any other platform because Instagram is all about images! My only goal for the 8 months that I didn’t have a website was write my designs and curate images. It gave me the time I needed to practice taking good pictures of my work without much consequence when I failed. And I failed hard at first! I fought and fought against bad lighting and cheap backdrops. I kept switching up my style instead of sticking to one...

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Scrunchie, a Comeback Story

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Scrunchie, a Comeback Story
Free pattern alert! "Scrunchie - A Comeback Story" is a very straightforward design meant to be the perfect mini skein project. Everything you need fits comfortably inside a sandwich baggie.

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Site Introduction

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Site Introduction

In the fall of 2017, I started a new Instagram account dedicated to showcasing my knitting projects and anything else crafty I had lying around. Now that little Instagram handle has turned into a full fledged business! Instead of selling finished products, I now sell hand dyed yarns and knitting patterns. And now, after what seems like an eternity of planning, I finally launched my website! I can now deliver blog posts that focus on being helpful and informational, especially for those just entering the knitting community. I plan to move my products over here at some point, but for now...

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