Amy Gunderson


Dog cuddling, knitflixing, and drinking red wine are just a few of Amy’s favorite things to do (and often does all of these at the same time). She does a variety of freelance work including design, crochet and knit charting, technical editing, and more.

Projects by Amy Gunderson

Sasha Scrunchie

Sometimes a quick little project is just what is needed for summertime knitting. Try a knitted scrunchie for a change! This trendy project is easily customizable via color choice and the opportunity for personal embellishments is seemingly endless.

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Swatches of Summer

Looking for a fun lace pattern to try out this summer? We’ve pulled together a few of our favorite stitches for you to work up. In its simplest form, lace is a decrease (usually k2tog or ssk) paired with an increase (a yarnover) to create holes in your knitting. Sometimes lace will involve a double

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Woodland Bunny – Easter Version

Woodland bunny is so happy it’s finally Easter. After all, it is the holiday with the best candy of any in all the land. And a new holiday means it’s time for new accessories! This version of our charming Woodland Bunny (originally published in 2016) features an adorable vest-and-hat set, a carrot, an Easter basket and eggs! You can find the original design here.

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Aspen Toiletry Bag

Everyone has that person on their list who is impossible to buy for. Make that a thing of the past and whip up one of these attractive toiletry bags! With subdued heathered shades of wool and a leather handle, Aspen is perfect for the hard-to-buy for man in your life.

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Frilled with Joy Peplum Tunic

This warm-weather tunic features contrast color pops of I-Cord, an easy to wear silhouette and a super fun peplum! And the best part – the only seams in this tank are at the shoulder. Soothing stockinette stitch makes this a good project to have in your hands while watching TV.

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Whale of a Time Mobile

Make this fun, whale-themed mobile to entertain your little one. It’s easy to personalize this to match your own taste or the décor in your nursery. With little fish, whales and clouds, this mobile is a whimsical addition to a chic nursery. Personalize it to your unique tastes by adding different shaped beads, a different color scheme such as rainbows, pastels or monochrome – the sky’s the limit!

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Fiber Throwdown

 Choosing yarn for a project can be quite daunting. There are so many fibers and blends available: from workhorse highland wool to merino to alpaca; cotton to bamboo to linen; acrylic, acrylic blends, and nearly every possible combination of any of these. A 100g skein of yarn might cost $1.99 (think craft store acrylic), or

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