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
I’ve been knitting away on a sweater for our Twin Peaks-inspired collection, and wanted to give you a peek. Over the next few weeks, leading up to our Kickstarter launch mid-August, Teresa and I will be filling you in on what we’ve been working on so far. I completely fell in love with these two colors … Continue reading Pullover Sneak Peek
Teresa popping by here to to give you all a behind-the-scenes glimpse at some of the swatches and sketches I’ve worked up for my designs in Great Northern.When drawing together these pieces I kept in mind a few key elements: wearability, vintage femininity, versatility, and bit of gently playful absurdity. Twin Peaks itself is more … Continue reading Sneak Peeks