Skirt Choice

Skirt Choice

Thanks to all of you who gave me advice on which skirt to cast on next. The vote was surprisingly close with 44% of the votes going for a repeat of Putting on the Pleats in Blue Moon Socks That…

Decisions, Decisions...

Decisions, Decisions…

I’m in a quandary and need your help deciding which skirt to cast on first. Yes, I already have eight skirts, but I find I wear them everyday, especially when the weather is cool. Besides, skirts are much easier to…

New Directions in Sock Knitting Raffle Winner

New Directions in Sock Knitting Raffle Winner

  The winner of a free copy of New Directions in Sock Knitting is Susan Day, who wrote: “. . . because I have loved seeing your progress on the Mitered Triangles socks. They are beautiful!!” Congratulations Susan! I’ll send…

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' Cowl

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…

Blue Lobstah' Cowl

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,…