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…

California Bound

California Bound

Today I’m headed to Southern California to teach at three different venues. I’ll be teaching Shadow Knitting, Intro to Sweater Design, Socks At Any Gauge, and Intarsia in the Round at Yarn del Sol in Mission Viejo on July 16…

My Recent Travels

My Recent Travels

For the past few months, I’ve been away more days than I’ve been at home. My husband is getting accustomed to preparing his own dinner, doing laundry, and shopping for groceries. I thoroughly embrace his new skills! While he’s been…

Yarn Fest 2016

Yarn Fest 2016

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be teaching at Interweave’s Yarn Fest again this year! The event begins Thursday, March 31, and ends Sunday, April 3, at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, Colorado. In addition to classes in knitting, crochet,…

Dig This!

Dig This!

I’m excited to say that I’m going to try my luck at being a Southern Belle this spring. In February I head to Austin, Texas, where I’ll attend the Hill Country Weaver’s annual Knitting in the Hills Retreat February 25…

At the Summit

At the Summit

I spend the weekend at the first what-may-become-annual Craftsy Instructor Summit in Centennial, Colorado. There were about 190 attendees, all of whom have taught at least one online Craftsy Class (mine are Save Our Stitches and Essential Techniques for Sock…