Want to keep up to date on all things Great Northern? Sign up for the newsletter here. Twin Peaks is full of both the very scary and the very funny. Here are my top three favourite scary and funny scenes from the show. Scary Scene 1: The one where Bob comes right at the camera. … Continue reading Scariest and Funniest Scenes in Twin Peaks
Are you a member of our Great Northern Ravelry group yet? Stop on by to discuss your favorite characters (I’m having trouble narrowing it down, as you will see), and check out what else is new. Maybe don’t drink the coffee, yet. Continue reading Great Northern has a Ravelry group!
One of our fabulous rewards for our Kickstarter campaign will be a Bamboo Special Interchangeable Needle set from Knitter’s Pride! How awesome is that?? These needles are serious business– smooth bamboo, nice points, gold-plated (!) connectors… so lovely to work with. I immediately cast on a little swatch to test them out and I want … Continue reading More rewards: Bamboo Needle set!
Today I’d like to share with you a bit about one of my favourite Twin Peaks characters, Lucy Moran. The show is populated with unusual residents, written to reflect common narrative tropes found in American television. These characters then serve the ultimate purpose of underlining the un-reality of the mythos from which they sprang. This … Continue reading Favourite Character Profile: Lucy Moran
When Leah and I started comparing notes and brainstorming cohesive designs for Great Northern, she was a bit surprised that I found inspiration in the character and wardrobe of Norma. I’ll be speaking more in a few weeks about why I like Norma so much, but for now I just wanted to touch on one … Continue reading Henley 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
We’re starting to collect some amazing prizes for our Kickstarter campaign for Great Northern! In case you missed it, Teresa Gregorio and I are working on a pattern book of sweaters and accessories inspired by the TV show Twin Peaks. We’re going to launch a Kickstarter campaign in August, and release the collection next fall. … Continue reading Kickstarter prizes! 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
Over the coming weeks you’re going to see peeks behind-the-scenes for Great Northern. First, I want to show you all some moodboards that Leah and I put together to begin forming our design ideas. Pinterest has been fantastic for collecting images that we can share privately (except for these partial screen caps, of course!)Above you … Continue reading Moodboards
I have some really exciting news. Leah Coccari-Swift and I are designing a collection of knitwear inspired by the cult-classic tv show Twin Peaks. The show’s atmosphere of unusual characters in a cinematic landscape of twisted archetypes embraced fully a description of mood, personality, and a general mise en scene through wardrobe. It viewed early … Continue reading Announcing Great Northern