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Kathleen Dames
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Pattern: Patchwork Princess
Patchwork Princess $8 on Ravelry (no account required) High in the tower the trapped princess patches her gown. Out in the real world, patch your fitted hoodie with a beautiful assortment of cables filled with different stitches. Worked in one piece from th...
Patchwork Princess $8 on Ravelry (no account required) High in the tower the trapped princess patches her gown. Out in the real world, patch your fitted hoodie with a beautiful assortment of cables filled with different stitc...
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Pattern: Purly Pullover
Purly Pullover on Ravelry $8 (no account necessary) Looking for something easy to knit and easy to wear? But it should be special, right? Knit this pullover with a few little tricks to make it special, then flip it inside-out to wear. Amaze your friends wit...
Purly Pullover on Ravelry $8 (no account necessary) Looking for something easy to knit and easy to wear? But it should be special, right? Knit this pullover with a few little tricks to make it special, then flip it inside-out...
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Pattern: Bloc Pulli
Bloc Pulli on Ravelry $8 (no account necessary) If you have a weakness for amazing-colored sock yarn and a known aversion to knitting socks, what are you to do? Knit yourself a Bloc Pulli ! Contrasting cuffs shaped with short rows and a garter stitch edging...
Bloc Pulli on Ravelry $8 (no account necessary) If you have a weakness for amazing-colored sock yarn and a known aversion to knitting socks, what are you to do? Knit yourself a Bloc Pulli! Contrasting cuffs shaped with short ...
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Pattern: Wavelette
Wavelette on Ravelry $8 (no account necessary) Wavelette is a lovely layering piece with its lace front and delicate rolled hems. Fingering-weight yarn and a loose gauge make this light as air and quicker to knit than you might think. Crest of the Wave (pro...
Wavelette on Ravelry $8 (no account necessary) Wavelette is a lovely layering piece with its lace front and delicate rolled hems. Fingering-weight yarn and a loose gauge make this light as air and quicker to knit than you mig...
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What I'm reading/watching/listening to: April 2016
As a designer inspired by literature, I read a fair bit. As a knitter constantly producing more FOs, I watch a lot of stuff on screen. As an exerciser, I listen to all sorts of podcasts and music to keep me moving. Here's what's on my bedside table/televisi...
As a designer inspired by literature, I read a fair bit. As a knitter constantly producing more FOs, I watch a lot of stuff on screen. As an exerciser, I listen to all sorts of podcasts and music to keep me moving. Here's wha...
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Pattern: Solstice Cardi - now on Ravelry!
UPDATE: The Solstice Cardi is now available on Ravelry! Subscribers to The Sweater with Kathleen Dames newsletter receive a special coupon for 50% off the pattern until 11:59pm EDT on Monday, March 28th. Solstice Cardi on Ravelry  $8 on Ravelry (no account ...
UPDATE: The Solstice Cardi is now available on Ravelry! Subscribers to The Sweater with Kathleen Dames newsletter receive a special coupon for 50% off the pattern until 11:59pm EDT on Monday, March 28th. Solstice Cardi on ...
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Spring Hiatus 5 is live! Last episode before Season Two begins.
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Watch the Season Two preview of The Sweater with Kathleen Dames: Purly Pullover!
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We are on Spring Hiatus for the month of April. The next season of The Sweater begins in May.
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Knitwear Designer/Art Director
Employment
  • 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
Previously
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
Education
  • 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
kathleendames.blogspot.com

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 :)
kathleendames.blogspot.com

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...
www.thedailybeast.com

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
www.crunchybetty.com

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
kathleendames.blogspot.com

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!
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Great selection of yarn including house brand line, Harrisville, and Jaggerspun.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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