The Many Shapes of Costa Maya

So, the Costa Maya KAL is in full swing, and I’ve gotta be honest… you guys are KILLING it!! I’m always so excited to pop on Ravelry and see how everyone’s projects are coming along. No pressure, but please update often, with this bum arm I’m living through vicarious knitting pleasure!! The turnout for this […]

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Welcome to the Five-Timers Club!!

Last year I rolled out badges for the knitters who were in either two or three of my previous KALs (Corcoran KAL, Tortola KAL, & Soho Slip Stitch KAL). Since then, with the Rising Spades KAL and the just opened Costa Maya KAL, I figured it was time to update! If you’ve done all of my […]

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Costa Maya Knit-Along (KAL)

Welcome to Costa Maya Knit-Along (KAL)! It’s time for the Spring Knit-Along!!! I am so excited to start another KAL on my Ravelry group. You asked for it, so you got it . . .  A CARDIGAN!!! There will be tons of teaching and fun, prizes and a great garment! During the KAL period you get the […]

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Rising Spades KAL PRIZES: You Could Win!

The deadline to get your Rising Spades projects finished (or started!)—for a chance to win prizes—has been extended to DECEMBER 23rd!!! Don’t miss out on the chance to get a free sweater class AND win one of the three grand prizes! (yes there is a prize for UFO – unfinished objects, so even casting on will […]

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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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