2017 is shaping up to be one of collaboration. I designed the heart motif on the sleeve of Alexa Ludeman’s colorwork pullover, one design featured in Heart on My Sleeve a new book by Tin Can Knits.
The book includes designs by Tin Can Knits, Shannon Cook, Romi Hill, Bristol Ivy, Tanis Lavallee, Joji Locatelli, Jane Richmond, and Ysolda Teague. All proceeds of the book (after Ravelry and Paypal fees) go to Against Malaria Foundation. So open your hearts and get a copy!
Visit Tin Can Knits Website for more information.
I contributed a design to A Year of Techniques by Arnall-Culliford Knitwear, my trusty tech-editors (and gifted designers in their own rights). The book offers 12 patterns, each accompanied by clear step-by-step tutorials and online videos, all designed to upgrade your knitting skills.
I can’t wait for you to see my project, I’m super proud of it, but remains a secret for now.
Besides me Jen and Jim (seen above), the nine other designers are, Bristol Ivy, Ella Austin, Ella Gordon, Martina Behm, Rachel Coopey, Romi Hill, Sarah Hatton, Tin Can Knits and Woolly Wormhead. Plus a foreword by Ann Shayne and Kay Gardiner of Mason-Dixon Knitting. Great fun, great learning opportunity!
Right now when you order you receive a welcome kit. Then, beginning in March through to August, on the first of the month you’ll get a new pattern plus it’s accompanying tutorial. In September, the entire print book, including the remaining 6 patterns and relevant tutorials, will be released to you.
Check out Arnall-Culliford Knitwear’s blog and website for all the deets.
I love the saying you were your heart on your sleeve. I have always thought that is a very special person, that walks – talks & and lives that life. We all need to be more like that in this world surely wouldn’t hurt to take a step back & take a look at ourselves Can’t wait to see your new patterns and book. Your knitting friend Gale. PS have a great day
Mary Jane says
Agreed. Let’s all try and do our part. I am so happy to contribute to Tin Can Knits worthy endeavor, even in such a small way.
Thank you Mary Jane! You’re too kind. 🙂
I purchased my copy of Heart on my Sleeve yesterday – what a GORGEOUS collection, and for such a great cause. Your design is (of course!) beautiful.
Mary Jane says
I love the “slow release” of A Year of Techniques” perfect for learning, a fun assignment for the year…at the same time, a lesson in patience! So can’t wait for March 1!