State of the Knitting

Hello, lovely knitters! And happy Friday – long time, no see! Whereabouts This is usual at this stage in a book, to my deep regret – but this time it’s for a happier reason: We spent last week camping at Acadia National Park, one of my favorite places in the…

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Friday round-up

Happy Friday, lovely knitters! I hope your week was lovely – it’s gray and rainy here today after a glorious week, and I’m enjoying the chance to curl up with my current sweater project and read. But before you pick up your own needles, I should let you know that…

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Holiday Weekend Bonanza (new sweater, new class)!

Happy weekend, lovely knitters! And a happy holiday to those in the US – I have fun news to share with you today, on two fronts! Knit Stars – I’m a teacher! First, something super exciting – I’ll be teaching at Knit Stars 2.0 this fall! I’m really excited to…

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Knitting round-up and TNNA re-cap

Hello, lovely knitters! I’ve just returned from The National Needle Arts’ Summer Show in Columbus. It’s one of my favorite trips of the year – a rare chance to poke my head up out of my own work and reconnect, make plans, and get excited about the fall knitting season.…

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New Design Tuesday: Take Wing

Happy Tuesday, lovely knitters! I have a new pattern to share with you today, called Take Wing: This textured cardigan is classic, fun to knit, and super easy to wear. It’s both a fun collaboration with the smart cookies over at Lorna’s Laces, and the first in a series of…

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Year of Sweaters, Round Two: Spring/Summer Sweater KAL

Happy Monday, lovely knitters! Try as I might, I wasn’t quite able to finish my entry for the winter/spring sweater KAL: close, but no cigar But so many of you did finish your sweater(s), and they’re all so amazing. Check out the wonderful FOs, and enter your own, in this…

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make. wear. love. west: retreat design collection

Happy weekend, lovely knitters! Today, I have triple-happy news for you: the make. wear. love. west 2017 retreat collection is now live! (From left to right – Point Lobos, Point Pinos, and Lucas Point.) I like designing all kinds of sweaters, but when it comes to what I wear every…

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make. wear. love. fall 2017 – Registration is LIVE!

Edited on Thursday, April 27 to add: Wayfarer registrations are now closed. There are still student spots; anyone wishing to register only if they can do so as a wayfarer should drop me a note at [email protected] Thanks for your interest! ***** Happy Wednesday, lovely knitters! I’ve got one major…

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announcing the 5th annual make. wear. love. fall sweater retreat

Happy Friday – and how time has flown! I can hardly believe it, lovely knitters, but this fall will be my fifth annual make. wear. love. fall sweater retreat. These retreats have become such a big part of what I do, and such a joy to share with you all.…

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make. wear. love. west wrap-up

Hello, lovely knitters! I’m freshly back from the make. wear. love. west retreat, followed by a few days of romping through California’s central coast with my boys. I’ll admit to having some trouble adjusting to regular life again! When you get to experience over a week of views like this:…

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