A copy of the digital pattern booklet, Mad Love #1 will be emailed to you as soon as your kit ships.
Mad Love #1 is a digital pattern booklet featuring four patterns from designers, Jewell Washington, Nancy Ricci, Tamara Kelly and AnnMarie Baker, all knit and crochet using GG Loves Orange Yarn.
The MT Community Love Fund will raise donations through creative collaborations and partnerships. The fund may offer financial grants, scholarships, mentorship, yarn and more to business owners, designers and students in our maker community. The MT Community Love Fund celebrates diversity and will encourage anyone in our community of every race, religion, age, ability, sexual identity, gender identity, skin color and body type to apply, especially BIPOC and LBGTQI+.
100% of proceeds from the pattern booklet and 10% of sales from the GG Loves Orange color will be donated back to the MT Community Love Fund. By purchasing this booklet and working with GG Loves Orange, you are directly supporting diversity and accessibility in the fiber world.
DESIGNER | Nancy Ricci
Nancy is a knitter, crocheter, and designer currently residing in NYC. Nancy wanted to design an oversized sweater that still shows off feminine curves and we think she definitely accomplished that.
Over the summer, Nancy started hosting IGTVs every Wednesday with other makers to open discussion and spark inspiration. She seeks out makers from all different backgrounds who are inspiring and have a strong belief in themselves. She said these chats address a range of topics from how makers of color shine their light by helping their community to finding a place in the world while struggling with cultural identity.
The work Nancy is achieving on her Instagram is similar to the goal of the MT Community Love Fundーto celebrate diversity and to uplift individuals in our community, together.
Nancy said she was initially drawn to the MT Community Love Fund because of Gaye Glasspie from GGMadeIt.
“She is a powerful guiding light in our industry. If she gives it her stamp of approval, I am in,” Nancy said. “If it will benefit the community in ways to heal and to be better and to do better, I am all for it.”
MEASUREMENTS | S (M, L) (XL, XXL), (3XL, 4XL, 5XL)To fit bust: 30-34 (36-38, 40-42) (44-46, 48-50)(52-54, 56-58, 60-62)”
YARN | TML Triple Twist in GG Loves Orange (100% superwash merino; 100g / 130 yds) - 6 (7, 7) (8, 8) (10, 10, 10) skeins
NEEDLES | US Size 11 (8.0 mm) 24” circular needle, 32” circular needle, and set of DPNs; US Size 9 (5.5 mm) 24” circular needle and set of DPNs, or size needed to obtain gauge
GAUGE | 12 sts x 18 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch in the round, on larger needles
NOTIONS | Tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holders
NOTES | The Lazy Sunday State of Mind is an oversized sweater which blouses at the bottom and bells at the sleeves. This is a top down construction, knit in the round. To form the armholes, you will knit partly back and forth only to connect in the round again to finish the body. At the armholes you will pick up sts for the sleeves and make your way down. So no seaming required.
KIT INCLUDES |
TML Triple Twist in GG Loves Orange, number of skeins listed for each size:
S - 6
M - 7
L - 7
XL - 8
XXL - 8
3XL - 10
4XL - 10
5XL - 10
Mad Love #1 digital pattern booklet