It’s bitter cold here in New York, and it’s hard to believe a week and a half ago I was sailing the Caribbean with Melissa Leapman, Laura Nelkin and ship full of amazing knitters! It was also the sneak peek of my next Knit-along top, Tortola! That’s right it was Nautical Knitting Cruise 2016!
We all know finishing can make a project look “homemade” or “handmade.” I’ve written several Tuesday Tips on seaming. We’ve looked as seaming garter stitch, shoulders, and even tackled the dreaded topic of selvedge edge and mattress stitch. No matter how wonderful your seaming, if your ends are not woven in well, your piece will […]
Vogue Knitting Live is around the corner, and it’s class raffle time! Recently you might have noticed my growing fondness for the amazing power of dropped stitches. I wrote about my two drop stitch patterns that I created after working on my new class. At Vogue Knitting Live Minneapolis I’m premiering that BRAND NEW class, […]
It’s been in the 90s for weeks here in NY. If you want to knit, but can’t yet reach for the wool or alpaca, here’s a round up of some summer knitting patterns (click here for more information or to purchase). Still plenty of time to get a quick summer knit off your needles! To make it more fun, you […]
On June 20th clue #1 for the Corcoran KAL came out and over 175 knitters cast on for their gauge swatches. Now we’ve just released clue #4, and there are over 350 knitters that have joined in. Knitters who join us before Aug 15th will still get the 15 video tutorials (over 2 hours of filmed […]
This year I spent my birthday with the Rochester Knitting Guild. If a girl has to be away from her hubby on her birthday this is a pretty great place to be. I was surrounded by wonderful knitters who were funny, nice and talented . . . and there was cake involved.
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, but here a few days before Christmas I thought I’d share a holiday edition. Editors update: I now write my […]