The Great Northwest

The Great Northwest

It seems as though it’s been a particularly hot summer this year. However, I got a 12-day break when my husband and I visited friends and family on the Olympic Penninsula of Washington state. I’m not one to take a lot…

Baby it's Hot!

Baby it’s Hot!

Like a lot of the northern hemisphere, we’ve had our share of hot weather this summer. With temps holding well above 90 F (33 C) into the evenings, it’s been hard for me to accomplish much of anything. My forearm…

Fiber Nation!

Fiber Nation!

If you haven’t done so already, I urge you to listen to Fiber Nation, an in-depth podcast that goes beyond knitting. Sponsored by Interweave and hosted by my personal friend Allison Korleski, this professionally produced podcast is different from any…

Hygga Delight Cowl

Cozy Up to Hygge!

Because you deserve it, I’ve uploaded a new pattern on Ravelry. Hygge Delight Cowl is designed with the Danish notion of hygge, which roughly translates to “cozy” or “comfort”, in mind. Knitted in the round with 100% cashmere yarn in a straightforward…

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Drum roll please… Enrollment for Knit Stars 3.0 is open through midnight (Pacific Time) on November 1. Check out the details at https://knitstars.mykajabi.com/a/4441/qzGWw9gQ.  The price is $199 and if you enroll now, you’ll have a chance to purchase the exclusive Knit…

Longest Day Reminder

Longest Day Reminder

This is just a friendly reminder that it’s not too late to join Team Ann Budd Knits in a day of knitting on Tuesday, June 19, as part of The Longest Day event sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. The Longest Day is…

Skirts, Skirts, Skirts, Continued

Skirts, Skirts, Skirts, Continued

Due to an error on my part (I forgot to make clear the closing date for the original promotion),  I’m extending my offer three of my skirt patterns (Lacy Pleats, Putting On The Pleats, and Take Two Skirt) for a…

Happy 2016

Happy 2016

At the dawning of 2016, I want to take the opportunity to express my gratitude for all of you knitters who make my life of knitting possible. Through buying my books, patterns, and on-line Craftsy classes, you’ve allowed me to…

Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage

In a couple days I’ll board a plane for Australia, where I’ll teach for Morris & Sons and Knitters’ Guild NSW, followed by a week of sightseeing. Then I’ll be home for a day before I leave to teach at…

Instagram Winner

Instagram Winner

I can hardly believe that I’ve passed the 100-follower mark on Instagram. The lucky winner is teetwo56. Please check out my Ravelry patterns (under Ann Budd) for your choices, then contact me at annbudd@annbuddknits.com to claim your prize. Instead of…