I’m pretty excited, I just submitted my first official pattern proposal to Knit Picks (which is apparently having a giant sale right now, fyi). They are putting out their first collection of late winter/early spring designs and the deadline was today. I should know in a couple of weeks whether my design was accepted or not. I’m trying not to get my hopes up because I know the competition for this will be pretty fierce and my design, while pretty, is rather simple. But it would be pretty cool! At the very least, I have a great (secret knitted item) and a new pattern I can submit elsewhere or self-publish if this doesn’t workout.
I’ve also been busting a move on my next sock design:
|VG Bugga, colorway Yellow Fringe Doris|
I love love love how this design is working out. The cable is much better than my first attempt an I’m really digging effect of the twisted stitches and lace lines. This will be the second pattern based on a character in the TV show How I Met Your Mother. Can you guess which one was the inspiration?
And final bit of exciting news: I sold my first pattern to a stranger! haha Someone I actually don’t know bought my Fiasco socks pattern and it really made my day. Nothing like external validation! That little rush of people liking my designs enough to purchase/download/knit/favorite them feels reeeeally good. I love knitters.