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…

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….

A Beautiful Sight

A Beautiful Sight

Like a lot of the country, it’s been cold and snowy here (with another 8″ predicted tomorrow). But here in Colorado, the storms are usually interrupted by a sunny day or two. Even though the temps have maxed out at…

Enough Already

Enough Already

What’s with all the snow this year?! I know I shouldn’t complain because Colorado isn’t nearly as bad as the East Coast. We got about 10″ on Sunday, but had a few sunny days since then and a lot melted….

Every Day is Better

Every Day is Better

Yesterday was my husband’s birthday and I have *always* made him a carrot cake. Because we didn’t have the necessary ingredients at home and I wanted to surprise him, I made sure to stop taking all narcotic pain meds on…

Nearing The End of The Saga

Nearing The End of The Saga

This morning I got the staples removed from my arm (12 days after surgery). The nurse practitioner who removed the staples happened to have helped in surgery so she was quite familiar with my case. Under normal circumstances, this type…

It's Still All About Me

It’s Still All About Me

Thank you for all of your good wishes for a successful surgery last week. The surgeon said everything went fine and that the plate and screws he inserted will be mine for life. He even showed me a couple of…