Gauge Round Up

I have written about gauge many times. I think about gauge, I teach gauge, I believe in gauge. Right now nearly 900 knitters are knitting up the Labadee Cowl and have found out how a tiny difference in a gauge swatch can domino into a cowl that’s way too big. Good news is I updated […]

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Designing for Dolores

I will never forget the day I got the call, the call from herself. There are some fashion icons so famous, so immortal, they only need one name, and their association with their designers have made the designer’s name immortal too. Audrey and Givenchy, Jackie and Oleg Cassini, Cher and Bob Mackie. Would it be […]

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5 Celebrities That Knit

As many of you might know, in my former life, I was a stage manager. Back in my theater days, I worked with all types of talent that were knitters to the core. Since in theater, there’s a lot of “hurry up and wait”, having your knitting with you in rehearsal or even backstage can […]

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My 2018 Gratitude List

I missed writing this one for Thanksgiving (as I did a few years ago), and this year I’m less interested in end of year resolutions as focusing on gratitude. I’m grateful for so many things, for all of you first of all. The year has not been perfect, at times is was hard, at times […]

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