Learn Brioche Knitting!

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Have you ever wanted to learn brioche knitting? Join me on Craftsy for my new class, Brioche Knitting Made Easy! I’m incredibly excited to finally be able to share this class with you. After several months of work, the Craftsy team and I created a class full of helpful videos, tips, and beautiful brioche [...]

I left my heart in Oakland

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The title is more accurate than the usual San Francisco based song lyric. Not that I didn’t enjoy SF, but my time in Oakland with the Kristine and Adrienne (and CLEO!) of A Verb for Keeping Warm and my friend Karen Templer definitely left me with a case of the warm fuzzies. And an almost [...]

Unwind Getaway

A few years back, I had the pleasure of teaching at the first Unwind Getaway, a knitting retreat hosted by Nancy Shroyer of Nancy’s Knit Knacks, and her friend Sue Homewood. Unwind is held among a small group of knitters (less than 50!) in a lovely inn nestled in the mountains of Blowing Rock, North Carolina. [...]

Post-TNNA haze

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I’m back from TNNA! I’m still gathering my thoughts for a real review of the show, but in the meantime, you should visit my (new!) friend Karen’s blog, Fringe Association, to read all about the fun weekend from her perspective. Karen and I were thrown together by fate to become roommates for the weekend event, [...]

knitting and yoga

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Head over to the Knitting Daily blog to read my interview by new Interweave Knits editor Lisa Shroyer about the parallels of knitting and yoga, and about how I learned to loosen up and enjoy the moment in both practices! We also talk about brioche knitting, including my upcoming classes at Knitting Lab [...]

Beginner Mind

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I am cranking away on the book. Lots of knitting, lots of project juggling, lots of notes and writing. I’ve also been trying to be more determined and focused on taking very good care of myself during the process, as [...]

The Last Yarn I Loved- Kenzie by HiKoo

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So I know I’ve mentioned how I wanted to come up with something to write about here on the blog while I’m sworn to secrecy about THE BOOK. It’s harder than it sounds. It seems like everything is revolving around book projects right now.

But while taking some time to read posts over at my [...]

Friday Roundup, 2.22.13

Remember when I said I want to go to Costa Rica and visit the sloths? They have sloths on their money!!

Hey kids!

Thanks for following along as we had the Artemisia blog tour! Extra-special thanks to all of our lovely hostesses.

In case you missed it, here is where we traveled [...]

It’s the blog tour surprise!

 

Like the surprise Knitty pattern, Miriam Felton and I cooked up one last tour stop as little lagniappe for the Artemisia blog tour.

Check it out!

 

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