Bad yarn substitution

Big Box of Knitting Fails – Bad Yarn Substitution!

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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How to count rows

Tuesday Tip – How to Count Rows

For a while now I’ve been writing a column for Creative Knitting called Patty’s Purls of Wisdom. Knitter’s send in their questions, ala Dear Abbey, and I answer them. It’s full of all kinds of knitting advice, this knitter asked a brilliant question that is more complex than you think. How to Count Rows in Knitting

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Design Inspiration – Twist Collective Ziarre

The new Twist Collective came out recently, and I thought I’d give you a glimpse at the elements that went into inspiring Ziarre. As with my last Twist Collective Design, Sachertorte, I was inspired by a vintage silhouette (read about my last Design Inspiration) as well as a bit of nature. Design Inspiration – Ziarre […]

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Combination Knitting

Brooklyn Class – Build a Better Fabric: Combination Knitting

Brooklyn Class -LIMIT 8-10 students What: Build a Better Fabric: Combination Knitting When: Sat, June 4th 1:00 – 4:00 pm Where: Brooklyn Creative League 540 President Street (btw 3rd & 4th ave) Brooklyn – by the Union stop on the R train Build a Better Fabric: Combination Knitting Description of Class Have you tried learning continental, but […]

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Costa Rica Knitting Retreat

Who’s Coming to Costa Rica!!!

NOTE: Due to a health issue with the organizer, this retreat will have to be postponed. I will keep all up to date. Costa Rica Knitting Retreat! August 27th – September 3rd, 2016 For sixteen years Hope and Barry Blazer had a wonderful yarn shop, Accents On Knits in Morristown, NJ. Fourteen months ago they “semi-retired” to […]

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