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Gannet Designs
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I design knitting and crochet patterns.
I design knitting and crochet patterns.

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I did a stitch pattern for coffee because it was suggested as a word on Patreon. However, while I like the resulting stitch pattern, I don’t actually like drinking coffee. I am emphatically a tea person. So here, just randomly because I wanted to, is a…
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Aside from just loving the stitch patterns from the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible, I have been wanting to apply some of the things I’ve learned to my own stitch designs. This is my first attempt at pulling in some ideas to use in one of my stitch…
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I’ve been admiring Hitomi Shida’s stitch patterns for quite a while now and have been planning to buy one of her stitch dictionaries. So when Tuttle Publishing offered me a copy of one of her books in exchange for a review, I jumped at the chance. It…
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The word of the month is Lace, suggested by Nim on Patreon. I usually develop a complicated knitting stitch pattern for each word, but I also like to provide a basic chart for any craft that’s worked on a grid: beads, cross stitch, whatever. I also try to…
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Nim suggested lace for this month, which I think is apt and funny. I like the result! I’m calling it meta Lace because it is lace about lace, in a way. Also, it will be easier to search my blog for “meta lace” than it would be for “lace”. (This month,…
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This is my husband S’s ginger pear pie recipe, which I am posting because it is awesome, and also because it is too long to post on Twitter. I need to hunt down a photo, but in the meantime, here is the recipe in his words.
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22 September is Hobbit Day because it is the shared birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. I therefore encoded 22-9 as a stitch pattern and present it to you here as one of my geek holidays stitches.
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I was reading a book about making clothes the other day and stopped short when it started being bossy about how to wear colors that don't suit one. Now, maybe it's just that I'm not a particularly fashionable person, but this made me…
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This is a continuation of my Help post from before, this time with a lace stitch based on the word help. If you like it and use it, please consider donating money to a group working to assist after natural disasters. As I discussed in my previous post,…
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I posted a while ago about a blanket I was knitting using an unusual technique called knitweaving or inlay. I switched to other projects for a while, but I've come back to it and it's making me happy again.
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