Calendar time

Always fun to receive packages. Over the past week various boxes have been delivered containing this and that. Today the box held my contributor copy of the new Crochet: 100+ Patterns Throughout the Year: 2012 Day-to-Day Calendar. I have one design in this calendar, the Cross-Cable Cap which can be seen on the January 9 page.

A few weeks ago I received contributor copies of Knitting: 100+ Patterns Throughout the Year: 2012 Day-to-Day Calendar.  There are two DBKN patterns included: Elegant Eyelet Ruffle Pin and Holiday Gift Bottle Decor.  Both the crochet and knit calendars are available to order now.

Alas, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to design and write patterns for all the ideas in one’s mind, but I’m glad that a few make it into publication. The most recent is Lacy Gaiter in the book Knit Noro: 30 Designs in Living Color. I’ve made a few of these (they’re fun!) and when my mom stopped by last weekend I gifted one to her in oh-so-soft Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller “Bamboo Ewe”:

Cooler fall/winter weather will arrive some day, and cowls like this one will be welcome. And when holiday time arrives, a crochet or knitting pattern-a-day calendar may be the perfect gift!

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  1. Bailey said,

    July 29, 2011 @ 12:46 am

    Congrats on being published in both. These are favorite gifts to receive and purchase in my family. My Mom and Aunt both ask me for the Knitting and I always have the Crochet version on my Christmas list. I had heard rumors that the Crochet calendar was being discontinued and was thrilled when I saw it appear on Amazon for 2012.

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