This post is for those wondering “what yarns will I need to knit Great Northern patterns?” Here’s an alphabetical list of the yarns we are using, followed by pattern details. Are you stash-diving yet? 🙂 Berroco Comfort DK Berroco North Star Berroco Peruvia Quick CSDye Suspect Sport Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted Fancy Tiger Crafts Heirloom … Continue reading Yarn for Great Northern
Those backers who selected an early digital download of one Great Northern sweaters can go stash diving: your options are here! From Another Place Leah Coccari-Swift Yarn: Mrs. Crosby Steamer Trunk, Hot Pimento and Squid Ink And Leah’s created a fantastic modification for this one! See the sneak peek below, also in Mrs. Crosby Steamer … Continue reading First Two Sweaters!
This is my first completed sweater for the Twin Peaks-inspired collection, and it is called From Another Place. I thought I’d get some better photos of it today while there was beautiful light. It’s so lovely out, still! Hang on, sunshine! This is me in my bedroom, channeling someone much more glamorous, like Audrey Horne. … Continue reading A Quick and Dirty Photoshoot with Leah
Make Great Northern happen and support our Kickstarter! There’s more to Great Northern than just sweaters (though we know you love sweaters too!) Twin Peaks is a show rife with symbolism. Many of these symbols have permeated our collective culture and become readily recognizable short-hand for the show and its themes. I wanted to use … Continue reading Symbolism and Twin Peaks: Design Sneak Peek
I’ll be talking a bit more about why I like Maddy’s character in a few weeks. But for now, I wanted to share with you all a little bit about the design I’ve drawn from her wardrobe for Great Northern. One of my major goals in creating this collection was to give Twin Peaks fans, … Continue reading Twin Peaks Maddy Poncho: Design Inspiration
I recently got some very exciting packages in the mail. These two yarns will soon be sweaters for Great Northern! Harrisville Highland Fancy Tiger Crafts Heirloom Romney Teresa has also recently posted some of her designs for the collection (two of them are finished!), and they are so beautiful! More sketches and photos are in … Continue reading More Yarn Support!
Oh, the Log Lady. I wasn’t surprised in the least when, upon comparing notes, Leah and I both found design inspiration in this oddball character. The Log Lady often wears large, cozy, traditional colourwork sweaters akin to the much beloved Cowichan. That sweater style is perfect for this character and for the show in general. … Continue reading Log Lady Sweater Design Sneak Peek