Tag Archives: blissful knits

Writing Challenge #8: Behind-the-Scenes Engineering

I recently completed Cascade, a baby cardigan, for a friend due this month. What looks like a sweet, simple leaf design is actually a complex feat of engineering. The designer is Raya Budrevich of Blissful Knits & Dyeworks, known for … Continue reading

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Sock Summit 2011–Oh, the Colors!

Even non-knitting writers need a dash of color as inspiration once in a while, so I can’t help sharing a few photos from this weekend’s Sock Summit in Portland, Oregon. If you’re a writer and keep reading past all the … Continue reading

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Google+, Flipbacks and Socks

The next few weeks are going to be busy. I have a lot of exciting content ready, starting with a new Seven Questions interview tomorrow morning. So here’s a quick three-in-one post to share a few things before too much … Continue reading

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Creative Courage: The Woman Behind Blissful Knits & Dyeworks

My friend Raya is intensely, incredibly creative. She astounds me with her proficiency, range, imagination and sheer output. Those are all great qualities for a fiction writer, but that’s not her passion. Raya’s an expert knitter. She has started her … Continue reading

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