Interweave’s Hurt Book Sale – Yea!

Have you heard of or shopped the Interweave Press Hurt Book Sale? Oh…if not…go take a look. The sale is on until July 25th, and you can get some really good deals! For instance, I picked up copies of all these lovely books for under $50: And the best part ~ of all the books […]

Afion Cardigan ~ perfect for transitional weather

While the world celebrates Earth Day and spring weather in the northern hemisphere ~ here in Colorado we are expecting another snow storm this afternoon & evening! So how does one dress for these changing conditions? Layers. An easy way to layer is with cardigans. Put them on and take them off as the weather dictates. […]

Fellow Knitter Needs Suggestions…..

Update 03/10/13 ~ Rebecca tells me that she has solved the problem with a simple change in how she was working the ssk, and she’s now happily knitting along on her sweater. Yea!  I am still interested in hearing from my readers though with any tips or tricks you use for attaching a border to […]

WEBS Sale!

Just got my WEBS email newsletter…and they have Classic Elite Yarns Ariosa on sale! This is the lovely yarn I used for my “Turned Cable Cardigan” featured in the knit.wear Fall 2012 issue.  If you haven’t worked with this yarn before ~ it’s soft and lofty, and a real pleasure to knit with. The bulky […]

So I saw this gorgeous dress…

I am always on the look out for tunic style dresses that I can wear as “toppers” during the cold weather. And I saw the most gorgeous dress in Interweave Crochet’s Fall 2012 issue. It’s the “Rockin’ Red Dress” by Doris Chan ~ who happens to be one of my favorite crochet designers. I love […]

New design in knit.wear Fall 2012…

I had intended to write about a different subject today….but I just have to share this instead. Interweave has released the Fall 2012 issue of knit.wear, and not only do I have a design in this issue ~ it’s #2 on the Top 20 list on Ravelry! Wow…both are firsts for me. The design is […]