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Cast on methods for Bettina Cardigan KAL: Knitting and Purling CO

There are two more videos with cast on methods! Read more

Cast on methods for Bettina Cardigan KAL: Backward Loop CO

As a few fellow participants asked, I'm working on vídeos with different cast on methods. The first one is the Backward Loop method.  Read more

Playing with yarns under the influence of Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2012

  At Vogue Knitting Live we received cute cards from Pantone & VK with a color selection for Spring 2012. I've loved the card and even more the colors! However, at that moment, I didn't research about what was going on between Pantone, VK and this color list. This event is always so fantastic, there's so much happening at the same time that we can't afford to miss a thing! But as a curious knitter and marketing person, I already had registered in my "mind files": pantone/colors/fashion! And as I was browsing on the net, reading fashion magazines and observing fashion store's windows, there was something here and there about Pantone and Fashion Colors! Read more

Bettina Cardigan KAL – Day 1

What a special day! Last month, at the 1st Brazilian Knitting Congress (fantastic event, by the way!), a few of fellow knitting friends have asked me about a KAL for the Bettina Cardigan! I believe you can imagine how flattering this is for a beginner knitting designer. And, for me, there's no better time for this KAL, once I'm focusing on a career in crafting! So...today is the day! Read more

Bettina Cardigan

My main inspiration for Bettina Cardigan was to put to work what I have learned from fitting classes at Craftsy.com and at knitting events about a great fitting. I really hope that people feel beautiful and comfortable knitting and wearing it! My second inspiration was to create something that I would really love to wear anytime that has a girlie twist! Read more