Blog | Patty Lyons | Knitting Teacher

5 Steps to the Perfect Knitter’s Thanksgiving

The Knitter’s Thanksgiving This is the time of year we all gather with our loved ones to give thanks for all we have. As knitter’s, we have some special needs when it comes to creating the perfect holiday.  Here are my 5 steps to the perfect knitter’s Thanksgiving: 1) Pack MINIMUM 1 project per day out […]

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Book Now – Caribbean Knitting Cruise

We’re going to the Caribbean Baby! You’ve been patiently waiting (all right some of you not so patiently :), but here it is, we are ready for booking! Caribbean Knitting Cruise Dec. 5th-10th, 2015 Pack up your yarn, bathing suit and flip flops and join me, Melissa Leapman and Laura Nelkin as we sail and […]

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Learn Blocking – Online Webinar

Online Knitting classes – Blocking Knitting Webinar It’s time for another Webinar. I’m returning to teach an encore performace (da, da, da, da!) of my blocking class CLICK HERE TO BOOK Use promo code: PATTYLYONS15 to get 15% off Blocking Techniques in Knitting webinar with Patty Lyons. Why spend all that time knitting a garment, only […]

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I heart Vogue Knitting Chicago!!

The first sight of Chicago through the plane window made the city look like it was painted by Monet (very appropriate considering The Art Institute’s famous impressionist collection) I always fall down on the job taking photos in Chicago. It is arguably one of the world’s most photogenic cities, with the lakefront and amazing architecture, […]

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Design Inspiration: A Day At The Beach Scarf

Designing Knitting Stitches So where does inspiration come from? From a sunset, a beautiful field, a work of art . . . a laundry hamper. Yep, you heard me right. Sometimes inspiration comes from the weirdest places.  A little over a year ago, my husband David and I were at an adorable Inn In Woodstock […]

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Why New York City is Like Your Family

I woke up with my head full of deadlines, and then I turned on NY1 for my daily dose of weather on the 1s, and “In the Papers”, and I realized what day it is. I’ve never written about 9/11, in part because of how politicized it has become and the terrible things that have […]

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The Joy of Doing What You Love

“JUST DO IT” – Doing What You Love It’s been quite a year. Yep, believe it or not, I began this incredible journey of being a full time knitwear designer and teacher a little over a year ago. I’d been working in the industry for seven years, but always for other people (yarn shop, yarn […]

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