Raven Knits Design
Welcome to the third annual Indie Designer’s Gift-a-Long! We, the Independent Designers of Ravelry, are so excited to share our work with you again in this 6 weeks long event featuring sales, games, and prizes!
All for sale patterns in my shop will be on sale from November 19th 2015 at 8:00pm EST until November 26th 2015 at midnight, EST. Use the code ”giftalong2015” to receive 25% off your purchase!
I have a group here, where my tech editor and I are available to answer any questions. Feel free to drop me a PM or email as well.
I learned to knit when I was 19, after spending a lonely summer in Europe watching my female relatives working on their handcrafts and cheerfully nattering away in Dutch. I felt that had I had some sort of handiwork I could have joined that circle and even though I would have not understood what was being said, I would have not felt so isolated.
It was my then boy-friend’s mother who taught me; she was a Cockney in the truest sense of the word, and from her I learned to lever-knit and drop-throw English style. As a result I find circular needles challenging to work with, and can fly through a purl row with ease and joy. This means I do crazy things like design colourwork to be knit flat, with stranding on the purl rows. It’s a skill…
I usually have five projects going at any time; I don’t know how to work on only one thing any more. I think about knitting like a teen-aged boy thinks about sex; constantly and passionately.
Good to meet you.