Teacher Spotlight: Veera Valimaki

Teacher Spotlight: Veera Valimaki

I’m very pleased to announce that Veera Välimäki will be the third teacher (along with Nancy Bush and Andrea Rangel) at my Knit For Fun Retreat in La Jolla, California, September 19 – 22. I first met Veera a couple…

Nancy Bush

Teacher Spotlight: Nancy Bush

I thought it would be nice to highlight the three teachers I have lined up for my Knit For Fun Retreat in La Jolla, California, this fall. Nancy Bush, Andrea Rangel, and Veera Valamaki will all be spreading their wisdom…

Knitters, We Have A Winner!

Knitters, We Have A Winner!

A lot of you responded to the Knitting Ganseys raffle and I’m sorry that I only have one copy to give away. The random-number generator chose Cheryl, who wrote: “I’d be tickled to win this book. I met Beth years…

A Very Good Book!

A Very Good Book!

When Beth Brown-Reinsel wrote the first edition of Knitting Ganseys twenty-five years ago, I was on the editorial staff at Interweave Press. Hers was the first book manuscript I had the pleasure of reading. I was so taken with the…

Knitters, We Have a Winner!

Knitters, We Have a Winner!

Thanks to all of you for your well wishes and nice comments about my books! The winner of the raffle is Sheila Malcolm, who wrote on August 8: “Bonjour, Ann! Thanks for this offer. I’m interested in Simple Style. I’ve…

And While I'm Away...

And While I’m Away…

As you read this post I’ll be getting ready to return from a most excellent two-week vacation with my husband in France. I’ll post about the details later. For now, I’d like to give you a chance to win a copy…

Book Winner

Book Winner

Thank you for all your kind words about my books. I never tire of hearing that people find them helpful and inspirational. The winner of last week’s raffle is Carol Perecman, who wrote: “I think the only one of your…

Raffle Time!

Raffle Time!

It’s been a while since I’ve hear from you. Respond to this post by telling me which of my books you’d like to own and why, and I’ll enter your name in a drawing for a free copy. Check out…

How Does a Square Sock Fit?

How Does a Square Sock Fit?

Since I posted my completed my version of Nicola Susen’s Square Socks from New Directions in Sock Knitting, I’ve received a lot of questions about how the sock fits. I have to admit that I didn’t take time to knit…

A Finished Square Sock

A Finished Square Sock

I’m having so much fun with Nicola Susen’s Square Socks from New Directions in Sock Knitting that I find myself knitting on it when I ought to be doing other things. I love how this sock is constructed so differently…