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…

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…

The Evolution of A Skirt

The Evolution of A Skirt

If you’ve taken a workshop from me in the past couple of years, chances are good that I’ve worn one of my knitted skirts. I can’t exaggerate the comfort and pack-ability of hand-knitted skirts. The knitted fabric grows (and shrinks)…

Another Skirt

Another Skirt

I recently assigned myself Ambassador of Knitted Skirts because I spend so much time sharing the glories of my most impressively comfortable handknitted skirts. I have two skirt patterns already availaible on Ravelry . One is called Putting on the…

Take-Two Skirt Winner

Take-Two Skirt Winner

The winner of the Take-Two Skirt pattern is Shing who wrote: This skirt looks so wonderful on you that I am motivated to knit it! Hope you are recovering well and that your trip (did you already return?) went well….

My New Favorite Skirt

My New Favorite Skirt

Quite a while ago I posted a new pattern on my Ravelry site called Take-Two Skirt. Things were a little busy at the time so I never posted that the pattern was available. Still, an impressive 83 people have marked…

Travel Knitting

Travel Knitting

Before I left for the Craft Cruise to Alaska in May, I fretted over what knitting project I’d bring. I wanted something relative simple that wouldn’t require a lot of close attention. I wanted something that would last through all…

Skirt Pattern Winner

Skirt Pattern Winner

Thanks for all your kind comments about Putting on the Pleats. The random-number generator choose comment #7, which was posted on November 14 at 1:28 pm by MaryAnne, who said: “That is so pretty, and it looks fabulous on you….

Putting on the Pleats

Putting on the Pleats

You may remember from past blog posts that I knitted my first-ever skirt this year. I had resisted knitted skirts because I didn’t appreciate that they really could be flattering. But over the past year, I’ve seen several that appealed…