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Oh my...

...what did I just do...?

I’ve been knitting for 10 years and before finding Ravelry I used to design almost all of my knit-work myself, as I found it hard to find patterns that weren’t granny-like or otherwise outdated. Since joining Ravelry and getting acquainted with the immense amount of wonderful patterns it offers, my own designing has been left to the background.

I’ve had a dream of publishing my own works for a while know, but I always find myself second-guessing my work: Is this good enough? Will anyone want to knit this? Can I write the pattern so that others will understand it as English is not my mother tongue? And the list goes on. I guess it’s part of the Finnish mentality, underestimate and undermine oneself...

But here we go now. I started my own Designer page on Ravelry and uploaded my first pattern. It’s a free Ravelry download pdf-document of my Cousteau Cap. As simple as the pattern is, I must say the two caps I’ve made with this pattern have been the ones I have used the most this spring.

At the same time I’m excited and overly terrified about publishing my work. But it’s there now and I hope you like it. Happy knitting!


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