New Directions in Sock Knitting -- A Raffle

New Directions in Sock Knitting — A Raffle

While I’m busy knitting the mate to my version of Kathryn Alexander’s Mitered Triangles socks from New Directions in Sock Knitting, I want to hold a raffle for a free copy of the book!            …

Blue Lobstah' Winner!

Blue Lobstah’ Winner!

The winner of the Blue Lobstah’ Cowl pattern and exclusive skein of yarn is Tina L, who wrote:      I love to knit cowl because they are small and portable and allow        me to experiment with new stitches…

A New Pattern

A New Pattern

I’m delighted to finally be a little back on track following my father’s death. Last month I held my Knit For Fun Retreat in Freeport, Maine, at the beautiful Harraseeket Inn. My co-teachers were Norah Gaughan and Bristol Ivy. Attendees…

We have a winner!

We have a winner!

  The winner of the Mason-Dixon Knitting Field Guide 2: Fair Isle is Joan Miller, who wrote “These socks would be great for a knitting retreat.” I agree Joan! Perhaps you’ll wear them to an upcoming Knit For Fun Retreat!…

Mason-Dixon Field Guide 2

Mason-Dixon Field Guide 2

I’m delighted to have a pair of socks included in the Mason-Dixon Knitting’s Field Guide 2!                     Apres-Everything Socks are knitted in a dreamy bulky yarn that’s the knitting equivalent of…

Two New Sock Patterns

Two New Sock Patterns

I’m happy to announce that two new patterns have been added to my website and Ravelry.   Topsy-Turvey Socks were designed as a kit for Craftsy (www.craftsy.com) as a practical exercise for the class Essential Skills for Sock Knitting (https://www.craftsy.com/knitting/classes/essential-skills-for-sock-knitting/44169)….

People Knitting Winner

People Knitting Winner

Thank you for responding to my query about when you were last photographed knitting. I loved reading about when, if ever, you were photographed knitting. I find it curious that so many of us have no photo of us knitting,…

People Knitting, a Raffle

People Knitting, a Raffle

A couple of weeks ago Princeton Architectural Press asked if I was interested in receiving a copy of Barbara Levin’s new book People Knitting: A Century of Photographs. Enticed by the title, I said “yes.” I’m writing now to say…

Book Winner

Book Winner

I’m happy to announce that LenaBenie is the lucky winner of a free copy of New Directions in Sock Knitting. She wrote: “Why not? Life’s an adventure and so is knitting. Love to try something different in the world of…

New Directions in Sock Knitting Raffle

New Directions in Sock Knitting Raffle

To encourage you to join me in my New Directions in Sock Knitting Raffle, I’m holding a raffle for a copy of the book. Respond to this post telling me why you’d like to knit a sock from a different…