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Kathleen Dames
Worked at Course Technology (Cengage Learning)
Attended Washington University
Lives in New York, NY
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Watch the SEASON FINALE! Newsletter subscribers get 50% off the pattern on Ravelry until 7/26. Link in show notes.
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Bathtime! The last step in a beautifully finished sweater is washing and blocking your knit.
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Pattern: Vines: a lacy tank
Vines: a lacy tank on Ravelry $8 (no account necessary) Vines: a lacy tank is a perfect first garment, if you are looking to dip your toe into lacy waters. No sleeves, no shaping, just pretty pretty lace and a few clever bits for the top edgings and straps....
Vines: a lacy tank on Ravelry $8 (no account necessary) Vines: a lacy tank is a perfect first garment, if you are looking to dip your toe into lacy waters. No sleeves, no shaping, just pretty pretty lace and a few clever b...
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Are you ready to join everything together? Let's do it!
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Episode Six is up (a little early, since I'll be heading to TNNA). Enjoy! #kdsweater #purlypullover
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Pattern: Strawberry-Picking Shrug
Strawberry-Picking Shrug on Ravelry  (no account necessary) If Mr. Woodhouse insists that Harriet wear a shawl in her portrait, Emma ought to wear something to keep her warm when visiting Donwell Abbey. This shrug offers the perfect compromise: lacy and lig...
Strawberry-Picking Shrug on Ravelry (no account necessary) If Mr. Woodhouse insists that Harriet wear a shawl in her portrait, Emma ought to wear something to keep her warm when visiting Donwell Abbey. This shrug offers the p...
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Maine report #1
Right now I'm in Maine (yes, luckiest woman around, I know!) and working on a number of projects: design and production on a pattern collection with my talented friend Anne of Wooly Wonka fame - more on that in a couple weeks. If you're on my pattern tester...
Right now I'm in Maine (yes, luckiest woman around, I know!) and working on a number of projects: design and production on a pattern collection with my talented friend Anne of Wooly Wonka fame - more on that in a couple week...
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It's time to yoke it up on the #purlypullover s02ep09 #kdsweater
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Don't get stuck on Sleeve Island! Let me help you knit sleeve two.
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Ep5 will be a LIVE Q&A for The Sweater with Kathleen Dames. Join me!
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Knitwear Designer/Art Director
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  • Course Technology (Cengage Learning)
    Sr. Art Director
  • Red Wheel Weiser Conari
    Art Director
  • Gomez, Inc.
    Sr. Designer
  • O'Reilly Media
    Sr. Designer
  • PWS Publishing Company
    Advertising Designer
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New York, NY
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Wilmette, IL - Boston, MA - Gloucester, MA - Brighton, MA - Somerville, MA - Cambridge, MA - Chelsea, MA - St. Louis, MO - Washington, D.C.
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knitwear designer and sweater evangelist
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  • Washington University
    English & American Literature, 1990 - 1993
  • American University
    International Studies, 1989 - 1990
  • Rice University
    Publishing Program, 1992 - 1992
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Wilson Fivel
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New pattern: Strawberry-Picking Shrug
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Hop on over to Jane Austen Knits for my next design. Strawberry-Picking Shrug, Jane Austen Knits 2014 Perfect for Emma to wear on a visit to

New Year, Same Me :)
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As far as I'm concerned, today is the first day of 2014. The kids are back in school, the tree is put away, and I can start getting my head

I am actually an actual feminist housewife
christinamkelly.blogspot.com

Jezebel sent out a tweet criticizing the recent New York magazine story about feminist housewives, which is how I found out about it. First

N e e d l e p r i n t: King Charles I - His Knitted Vest
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As a knitted item in itself, we would appreciate this wonderfully designed and patterned vest. Believed to have been worn by King Charles I

The Heroines of Jane Austen Knits
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Knitting Daily is a community for knitters who want inspiration, innovation, and motivation. Knitting Daily provides cutting-edge knitting c

Ashley Judd Slaps Media in the Face for Speculation Over Her “Puffy” App...
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The speculation is a misogynistic assault, the actress writes, and it’s time to change the conversation.

Reflections On the Grand Experiment: By a Crunchy Betty | Crunchy Betty
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And the best lesson out of all of this experimentation has been not that I can wash my hair without shampoo, but rather that I am who I say

Kathleen Dames: Pattern: JOY garland
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A little something for the holidays! I dubbed this garland "JOY" because it came out even better than I thought it might. You see,

My favorite Maine LYS. Great yarn selection including String Theory and Quince & Co. (both Maine yarnies). And Ellen is wonderful!
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reviewed 3 years ago
Great selection of yarn including house brand line, Harrisville, and Jaggerspun.
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reviewed 3 years ago
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