Hello friends! I’ve released a new pattern: Downeast Worked up in Swan’s Island’s Pure Blends Bulky. You can find them here:, and they’re running a promo of 25% off all bulky weight yarn until December 20th, but calling is better (and easier) than ordering off the website. Plus it’s more personal, and we Mainers are friendly! Question: Can you SEE the sleet? It was freezing out the day we shot on my friend Jen’s porch! When I saw this… Read more »


I know, I know…my posts are few and far between. I’m so sorry about that. Lately, I’m focusing all my energy into writing a bunch of patterns to release. One of them is for you, dear friends! Click below for the PDF-and I know you’ll all forgive my inability to run a computer. leydon Leydon is a quick knit with a classic look. Cozy Fisherman’s Rib adds extra warmth at the edges where it’s needed most, while a simple oval… Read more »


The giveaway winner is Joanne Willoughby!!! Congrats, Joanne! Send me an email 🙂 Today (er, last night) I released Quilted. This is one of those things, dear friends, where I searched for Quilted on Ravelry prior to naming this and nothing came up, but somehow there are many patterns with this name that just didn’t show during my search! IF you like it, please come show it some love on Ravelry! These pictures…I’m so excited to show you, because the… Read more »

Congratulations, Jules AND Bonnie- you both won! 🙂 Please find me on ravelry under AliciaPlum and send me a PM so I can gift you the pattern! Happy Knitting…

Happy First Day of Spring! It’s gorgeous here in Maine and the snow is almost gone. I remember last year it was still freezing… So, maybe you’re one of the knitters that follows my blog. And maybe, just maybe you’ve got some worsted yarn kicking around. Not enough for a sweater, though.  It’s getting too warm for scarves and you really might be tired of socks. Especially the foot part. Meet Dancing in Puddles, my latest design. They’re stirrupped rainboot… Read more »