An Inspiring Book

An Inspiring Book

I’ve been in a bit of a nesting/cleaning mode the past few weeks. So far, I’ve gone through 80% of the closets, drawers, and cabinets in my house (excluding my yarn stash) and have donated boxes and bags of excess…

Tune In for Off The Cuff

Tune In for Off The Cuff

If you’re interested in joining in a live interactive interview with me, you’ll get your chance Saturday, February 8 at 3:00pm Pacific Time. My interviewer will be Suzanne Bryan, a TKGA Master Hand Knitter who has served several years as…

Budding Van Gogh

Budding Van Gogh

Spoiler Alert: This post has nothing to do with knitting. A few nights ago a group of four of us joined about twenty other budding artists at Posh Splat, Boulder’s local paint and wine studio. Back in my formative school…

Not Home for the Holidays

Not Home for the Holidays

This year my husband and I turned from tradition and did not stay home for the holidays. Instead, we went to New Zealand where we met up with Twin 1 and his most excellent girlfriend, who are following the Te…

Registration is Open!

Registration is Open!

The third Knit For Fun Retreat in Edmonton, Canada, is now open for registration! Once again we’ll partner with River City Yarns in Edmonton, and because we like it so much, we’ll return to the DoubleTree by Hilton, in West…

A Year of Patterns

A Year of Patterns

I’m not one to make New Year’s Resolutions (too much pressure), but I do find myself reflecting on my accomplishments at the end of each year. I posted nine (9!) projects on website and I’d like to celebrate that with…

Knit For Fun in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada!

Knit For Fun in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada!

Once again, Knit For Fun Retreats will partner with River City Yarns for a third Knit For Fun Retreat in Edmonton, Canada. Because we like it so much, we’ll return to the DoubleTree by Hilton, West Edmonton. Rock Star teachers…

Twelve Days of Fun

Twelve Days of Fun

As an ongoing project throughout the year, I knitted all 12 mini mittens in Kathy Lewinski’s 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland as a gift for an unsuspecting friend. The mittens are quite addictive and I found them hard to…

Getaway to Michigan

Getaway to Michigan

For a number of years I’ve taught at Four Purls, a family-owned and run yarn shop in Winter Haven, Florida that’s home of hand-dyed Emma’s Yarn, created by owners JD and Laura Dobratz’s daughter Emma as a result of homeschool…

Port Townsend Swing Cardi

Port Townsend Swing Cardi

I’ve uploaded the Port Townsend Swing Cardi on Ravelry. This lightweight cardigan features a crewneck, three-quarter-length set-in sleeves, folded hems, and an A-line silhouette. It’s an ideal layer that spans multiple seasons. The swing shape is achieved by mirrored increases…