The late summer and fall are shaping up to be VERY full. I’m sure to be someplace near by you!
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For those of you that have taken classes with me, you know all about “Patty’s Big Box of Knitting Fails”. I seem to have an example of something tragic I’ve done in my knitting for nearly everything I’m teaching. So, I’m launching a new blog series to dig into my knitting boo boos. Today’s episode . . .
Picking Up Stitches
Twice a year, the needle arts folks get together for five fun (but exhausting) days of classes, meetings, shopping, cocktails, and YARN. It’s our trade show where retailers, teachers, designers, and manufacturers in Yarn, Spinning, Weaving, Needlepoint, and Cross Stitch all get together to see what’s new. Welcome to…
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More Lovely Knitted Lace Knitting Book Giveaway
The cross back (or shoulder to shoulder measurement) is the most important measurement in a set in sleeve sweater and the hardest to get right.
On my Ravelry group we are getting ready to start the Corcoran Knit Along (starting June 20th.). The KAL will be filled with video tutorials and how tos (exclusive to the KAL participants) including one on how to read a schematic and choose the right size.
Choosing the right size is the most vital step to a happy sweater. A few weeks ago we looked at how to measure armhole depth, now it’s time to look at . . .