Early 2017 Teaching Events

2017 Knitting Events

2017 is nearly fully booked! The first three months alone have me traveling to 10 venues in 3 months (yikes) and don’t event get me started on April. If you’ve never taken a class with me, I hope this is the year. I’m crisscrossing the country, so I’m bound to be someplace near you! Leave me […]

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5 secrets of row gauge

5 Secrets of Row Gauge

I have written about gauge many times. I think about gauge, I teach gauge, I believe in gauge. I’ve filmed a video for a special cast on for gauge, written about how to measure when you can’t see your stitches, how to block your swatch, and how to swatch for in the round projects. Today, it’s […]

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Big Box of Knitting Fails – Colorfast FAIL :(

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 […]

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Patty’s Fall Knitting Challenge

It’s been a crazy busy fall, with two new patterns released in September, another in October, and more to come in November, December and January! February will bring a brand new KAL for my Ravelry group (with sooooo many new cool techniques, and tons of videos!) So for the fall, it’s time for Patty’s Fall […]

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5 Things in a Good Knitting Pattern

5 Things in a Good Sweater Pattern

A few days ago I wrote about 10 Tips to Becoming a Better Knitter, so I thought it was only fair to turn the tables. I’m often asked what makes a good pattern, and I used to say something lame like, “good is in the eye of the beholder.” Well, cop out no more, I’ve […]

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10 Tips Better Knitter

10 Tips to Becoming a Better Knitter

As a knitting teacher, I’m asked all the time for tips on how to become a better knitter. We all want to Improve our Knitting. Knitters often hear so many different things, and it’s fairly hard to boil them down–but here they are, my Top 10 Tips to Becoming a Better Knitter

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