Sunday, May 27, 2018



Sunday, May 20, 2018

Thank you!

Not so silent because...

Thank you!

Both the patterns I released with Knotions were solidly on page one of HRN this weekend!

And all I can say is...


Thanks for the comments.

Thanks for the favorites...

Just thanks!  :)

Friday, May 18, 2018

Not One

Several times a year I try to make sure that I have a way of offering knitters a chance to knit my patterns for FREE.

Knotions helps me do that by...well...buying the pattern so you can knit it!  It works really well all around, you get a free pattern, I get some money for the parts of designing that cost "cold hard cash" and can continue designing!

This month Knotions accepted two patterns from without further ado....

For the Scarf/Shawlette/Shawl lovers.

Somebody Told Me.

This crescent shaped piece starts with a larger than normal (for me) garter tab and then grows to either a scarf, a shawlette or a full sized shawl.
 You, or the amount of yarn you have, can pick the size as the charts are modular.  (Meaning you can repeat one of them as many, or as few, times as you would like!)

Smocked Leaves Socks.

Cuff down, twisted ribbing, a slightly unusual smocked stitch and leaves...what more could a girl want in some socks?

The links take you to the individual patterns, but as always you can see the entire portfolio of Mary E. Rose Designs patterns here in my Ravelry Store!


Sunday, May 13, 2018


To all the mothers, children of mothers, sisters of mothers......

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Callie's Braids


I think that spring has finally sprung in Central Ohio...the past few days have been glorious!  A slight chill to the air in the mornings, with gentle breezes and sunshine in the afternoons!

Perfect weather for layering your favorite knitted goods....fingerless mitts on early morning walks, or when the air-conditioning in the office is a little too much.

Callies Braids...


Jenny Watson Pure Merino, Double Knitting 100% Merino, 124 meters/50 gms. Shown in WM7.
Size US 4 [3.5mm] circular or double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Smooth scrap yarn, large eyed tapestry needle for weaving in ends, cable needle.
Gauge: 40 sts and 18 rows to 4 inches [5cm] in cable pattern.

You can get your own copy of the pattern here....and browse the rest of my designs here.

Lots of things on my needles right now, and two more patterns to share with you in just a couple of weeks...but until then...

Happy Knitting!


Sunday, May 6, 2018


Photo Credit : Peggy Jean Kaylor

Breaking the silence to say...Yes, I know Klingon isn't from the Star Wars Universe!

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Divorceary Day

This made me giggle!  From here.

Friday, May 4, 2018


Happy Star Wars Day!