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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New on Craftsy: Simple Techniques for a Super Fit

Hello, lovely knitters! I often get asked, through email and in my classes, what sweater pattern makes the best first sweater for someone who’s a little anxious about starting. I completely understand that anxiety, by the way – I recognize what a massive investment in time, energy, materials, and hopes…

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Flurries

Hello, lovely knitters! Thankfully, I’m not talking about the white stuff that falls from the sky – we haven’t seen any of that since the day I left for the make. wear. love. west retreat! But since returning from beautiful, amazing, inspiring Asilomar, I’ve been busy as a bee. I…

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Dispatches from the field

Hello from Tacoma! I’m here for the next few days teaching at the Madrona Fiber Arts winter retreat, and I’m so pleased to spend some time talking sweaters and admiring yarn. The retreat is in a lovely place, the Hotel Murano, and just a quick walk from the hotel are…

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Online sweater seminars with Amy!

Happy Tuesday that feels like a Monday, knitters! As Amy said last week, one of her favorite things about her job is teaching. Live online classes, which we started offering this past winter, are a great opportunity to bring Amy right to your living room. A live online class is…

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Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit – Final Giveaway!

Edit: Marie is our winner! She had some great thoughts: I’d like to learn to not be scared & wait for my ideal shape (that probably won’t happen) & to go for it. To learn to knit for me now, to enjoy it and be proud of my attempt/creation! As…

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Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit: Craftsy Class!

Update, 08/31: The class is live! You can find it here for 50% off! We’ll also give away a copy of the class on the blog on Friday. One of my favorite things about my job is teaching. I love teaching the love of sweaters to knitters all over the…

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Make, Wear, Love: Online Sweater Class (spring session)

In conjunction with the Deep Winter KAL, I’ll be running another session of my make, wear, love online sweater class: I so enjoyed the first two sessions, and I’m thrilled to offer this course again. You can read a bunch more detail on this page – here are the basics:…

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Finishing & Advanced CustomFit online seminars

Hello good knitters! Lauren here. Did you finish your holiday gift knitting? You’ll be happy to hear that I did, and even got it mailed in time to make it to my home state for Christmas! My Gift Sweater KAL recipient may have been spoiled by some photos I posted on our…

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