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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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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Fixing Mistakes: Cider Mill

I recently discovered a mistake in my CustomFit measurement set – the length I had entered for tunic sweaters is a few inches shy of what I actually like in tunics. The good news is that once you discover a mistake, you can fix it! …the bad news is that…

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Pattern release (and silence-breaker): Clearview

Hello, lovely knitters! And happy new year to you and yours. Looking back over the blog archives of the past couple of months, my silences have been stretching quite long. I apologize for that; I’ll admit that I’ve been struggling to find my voice here, lately. It’s been too easy…

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End of year quick fix: Deep Current Cowl

Happy new year, lovely knitters! It’s not widely known, but I do occasionally knit things that aren’t sweaters! Sometimes, like all knitters, I get gripped by the need to knit something incredibly soft, quick, and gratifying. This holiday season has been one of those times, for me – a few…

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Gifts and Thankfulness

Hello, lovely knitters – nice to see you again! I won’t lie, November has been a really rough month, for a big and diverse set of reasons. I have wanted to re-emerge from my social media absence with a warm and happy set of things to share, and this weekend…

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In defense of the un-tailored sweater (You Can Knit That, volume 1)

Happy Friday, lovely knitters! This week, I became a published author for the third time. I love writing books – and I always try to make my books as clear and accessible as they can possibly be. But it must be said (and was said, by my friend Beth, many…

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SSKAL Pattern release: Zinger

Happy Monday, lovely knitters! I spent the weekend with my Olympics knitting project for the Ravellenic games – I’m on Indigodragonfly’s team, in the sweater event, working on my design for the fall make. wear. love. retreat in her yarn. Are you knitting during the games? I’ve been having a…

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SSKAL Catch-up

Hello, lovely knitters! Summer is zooming by, and while I’ve been busy with my needles, and some programming tasks, it’s been tough to stay at the computer for a second longer than necessary! My garden has been a definite joy this year: And I’ve been having a complete blast with…

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Summer knits, summer knits, sum-sum-summer knits…

Summer is here! And I, for one, am relishing the chance to soak up the sun’s rays, dig in my garden, and knit on the patio. I know that summer is traditionally a slower time for knitting, but as in past years, I’m out to change that: That’s right, it’s…

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