Loops Love

Loops Love

Last weekend found me in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the first-ever Loops Retreat. Loops owner Shelley Brander (far left in the teacher photo below) is a genius at creating community among knitters (and everyone else, I suspect). The teachers were Romi…

Oh, Canada!

Oh, Canada!

The wait is over! Registration for my second Knit For Fun Retreat in Edmonton, Canada, is now open. Once again, this Canadian retreat will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton, West Edmonton¬†where warm woolies are welcome most of the…

A New Knit For Fun Retreat

A New Knit For Fun Retreat

I’m pleased to announce that tomorrow at 10:00am Mountain Standard Time, registration will open for my Knit For Fun Retreat in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin! This retreat will take place in picturesque Door County, Wisconsin from Thursday, September 20 to Sunday,…

Running With Lambs

Running With Lambs

In the I-can’t-believe-it’s-true category, I’ve been invited to be one of two teachers at the Lambs on the Run trip to Scotland this coming March!           The two-week trip, co-sponsored by Colorado shops LambShoppe and Longmont…

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

Wednesday I returned from a trip to the Pacific Northwest where I held my Knit For Fun Retreat in Vancouver, Washington, then spent a few days in Vancouver, British Columbia, for the Knit City Fibre Festival. I left with my…

Celebrating Skirts!

Celebrating Skirts!

Most of you already know that I’m smitten by handknitted skirts. I have three patternson Ravelry (from left to right:Putting On the Pleats, Take-Two Skirt, Lacy Pleats), one through Quince & Company (Tavia), and another soon to be published by…

Fun In Longmont

Fun In Longmont

This Saturday (Feb 4), I’ll be teaching Top-Down Sweaters with Raglan Shaping at the Longmont Yarn Shoppe. The shop has declared 2017 the year of the sweater and is scheduling classes to encourage knitters to join in the fun. My…

Under the Bright Lights

Under the Bright Lights

I spent a good part of last week taping what will be my third (3rd!) class for Craftsy. This class is titled Knit Like A Master and includes as much information as I could cram into the two-hour format. For…

Skirts, Skirts, Skirts!

Skirts, Skirts, Skirts!

I’ve decided to unofficially declare 2017 the year of the knitted skirt. To that end, I’m offering three of my skirt patterns (Lacy Pleats, Putting On The Pleats, and Take Two Skirt) for a combined discount of $12 (that’s more…

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

  Tomorrow I head east to Maine, where I’ll teach Design Your Own Pleated Skirt at KnitWits in Portland on Saturday, August 27.¬† Then I’ll head to Bath, where I’ll teach at Halycon Yarn on Sunday, August 28 (Intro to…