10 Steps to a Perfect Knitter’s Thanksgiving

Knitter’s Thanksgiving Several years ago I wrote about 5 steps to a perfect Thanksgiving weekend. I felt it was time for an update. 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 […]

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Rising Spades KAL Update

Last week clue #1  for the Rising Spades KAL / Sweater class hit the in box of 200 knitters. We’ve only just begun and there are new knitters joining us everyday! Monday our first, of many, participation prizes will get awarded and of course, there are the grand prizes in December (and yes, one of them will […]

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Tuesday Tip – How To Measure Your Knitting

For a while now I’ve been writing a column called Patty’s Purls of Wisdom. It has had a life in several magazines and I’m thrilled that recently it joined Twist Collective. Knitter’s send in their questions, ala Dear Abbey, and I answer them. It’s full of all kinds of knitting advice, and this knitter asked a brilliant question […]

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Knitting Through Europe

In August I went on a great adventure. My husband and I headed off on a spectacular trip to Amsterdam (cheese), Bruges (lace!) Brussels (chocolate) and Prague (beer) and of course, through it all, was my knitting. As I get ready to launch my fall sweater class for Rising Spades, I thought I’d show you […]

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Rising Spades KAL

Welcome to Rising Spades Knit-Along (KAL)! It’s time for the Fall Knit-Along!!! I am so excited to start another KAL on my Ravelry group. There will be tons of teaching and fun, prizes and a great garment! Think of it as a sweater class for the price of a pattern! There will be HOURS of video tutorials to help […]

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Soho Slip Stitch KAL Prizes

It seems like only yesterday that hundreds of knitters picked up their pointy sticks to begin another KAL / Sweater class. In July we got to see what the knitters were up to. The KAL winners have been chosen and awarded, but somehow life got away from me and I didn’t get a chance to […]

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Patty's Purls of Wisdom

Patty’s Purls of Wisdom Joining Twist Collective!

Patty’s Purls of Wisdom is BACK!!! Dear Abby for Knitters: Technique, etiquette & lifestyle advice for the modern knitter I’m so excited to announce my knitter’s advice column will be back and joining the amazing Twist Collective!  I love this online magazine. The patterns are incredible, the photography is always stunning and the articles are wonderful, so […]

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Soho Slip Stitch KAL Update

Just a few weeks ago, hundreds of knitters cast on for the Soho Slip Stitch KAL.  If you’ve never done a KAL, you can read all about it here. You can jump in anytime and get this full sweater class for just the price of the pattern including over 2 1/2 hrs of video tutorials. […]

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