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, this blog series was born to dig into my knitting boo boos. Today’s episode . . .
Just because you can knit it . . . doesn’t mean you should knit it.
For those of you that follow my blog, you know I love cast ons and bind offs. I’ve posted many Tuesday Tips that go over some important cast on and bind off tricks.
At Vogue Knitting Live Minneapolis I’m doing my Fantastic Cast ons and Bind offs class. Here’s my chance to share with you some of my favorite tips and here’s YOUR chance to –
Win a Vogue Knitting Live Class!
Six weeks ago over 140 knitters cast on for their gauge swatches and began the Corcoran KAL. Over the weeks to follow our ranks more than doubled (and continues to grow every day), and now over 360 knitters received the final clue. Last week I showed off some of the sweaters in progress.
Through 8/15 you can still get the Corcoran KAL files + pattern (all 2 hours of video tutorials, all the sweater modifications and knitting how tos) for only the price of the pattern – $7.00. After 8/15 to get the class version, it will be $12, and the pattern only will be $7.00.
Through it all, the help and support of every knitter on the Ravelry group was always there. Over 1600 questions and answers on our message boards let every first time sweater knitter know . . . they were not alone! Now it’s time to discuss
Corcoran KAL Final PRIZES!!!Read More»
When I was working on my new class, “Let it Go: Drop Stitch Patterns”, I worked on more stitch patterns then I could possibly fit into one class. I also decided I was having a LOT of
Fun with Drop StitchesRead More»
Last weekend 4 teachers, 55 knitters, and 10 bottles of wine got together for one AMAZINGLY fun weekend of knitting, sipping, learning, and laughing.
Sip Sip Knit Retreat 2016!Read More»
This will mean more to New Yorkers, but no matter where you live, we’ve all experienced the need to use Knitting for spacial justice. That’s right, I’m talking about
Knitting on the subway.Read More»
One of the fabulous items I was lucky enough to try out was The Yarnit.
If you’ve watched my DVD Patty’s Knitting Bag of Tricks, you know all about the sad frown cast on and how we can avoid it.
A too tight cast on can really create a gauge swatch that can lie to you. In this Tuesday Tip I wanted to share one of my favorite gauge tricks –
Gauge Swatch Cast On!
The late summer and fall are shaping up to be VERY full. I’m sure to be someplace near by you!
Late Summer / Fall 2016 Knitting EventsRead More»
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 . . .