Category Archives: Independent Designer Partnership

Slavic Star Hand Bag

Are you as happy as I am it's Friday?  Well this week's Freebie Friday pattern is a great pattern by Nadya Stalling - her Slavic Star Hand Bag

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Comfy Fingerless Mittens

Need a new project?  Check out our Freebie Friday pattern this week - a pair of cute fingerless mitts! These are Helen Duffy's Fingerless Mitts.  I just love the little cable up the side.

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Drawstring Lace Cowl

This week our Freebie Friday pattern is a beautiful lace cowl! The pattern is Drawstring Lace Cowl by SweaterBabe - a designer with so many gorgeous patterns!

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Liana Shawlette

Our Freebie Friday pattern this week is a beautiful shawlette by one of our favorite IDP designers! This is Joyce Fassbender's Liana Shawlette.  It's so eye catching!

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About Face!

This week's Freebie Friday pattern is a nice cowl that will work in any weight of yarn!     This is About Face! by Gloria Tracy Designs.

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Podcast Episode 178: Live from TNNA!

Last weekend Alisha, Stacey, and Jenny attended The National Needlearts Association winter show held in Phoenix, Arizona. This industry trade show is put on several times a year and lets venders, yarn shop owners, and designers connect with each other as well as find new and exciting yarns and accessories. As much as we enjoyed the warm weather and sunshine, we also loved chatting with all of the friends that stopped by our booth! While being around so many wonderful ...

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TNNA Fun

So as I said last week, Alisha, Jenny & I all headed to sunny Phoenix for The National Needlearts Associate (TNNA)'s winter show.  It was so much fun!  Not least of which was the beautiful Arizona weather we got to enjoy.   But sadly, we weren't there for vacation - we were there to work!  First step was  to set up our booth for yarn shops to order needles & tools for their stores.  

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Reversible Freebie Friday

Do you love dishcloths?  I'm constantly making them - I don't have a dishwasher (yes, I live in the dark ages apparently.  At least my kitchen does) so I use them all the time to wash my dishes!  I also like to make face cloths to use when I wash my face - they are so much softer than ones you can buy in the store! (I use either Simply Cotton or Shine for those).  Well if you like them as much as I do, IDP designer Kathy Cairns Hendershott has put out a free version of her popular Reversible Dishcloths. This is her Walled In Reversible dishcloth pattern - and as the title suggests, it's completly reversible!

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Freebie Friday – Bella’s Cowl

We've been chilly here in the Pacific Northwest this week so our thoughts have been turning to snuggly cowls.  If that is the case for you, check out Bella's Cowl, a free pattern by Rosi Garmendia!

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Sugarbunny Scalliwag

Do you have a favorite hat that, no matter how many hats you have, you always grab it first?  I certainly do, it's my version of Erica Jackofsky's Scalliwag. (that's Erica's version shown there - not mine!)

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