knit Archives | Patty Lyons | Knitting Teacher

Knitting Sustainably Every Day

Over the years, I’ve observed that knitters are caring people who are concerned about the welfare of others, as well as the environment. I know many knitters think about sustainability factors when choosing your yarns and knitting projects. Personally, I’m not a “fast-fashion” person, and I enjoy the hard work that goes into handmade knitwear. […]

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8 Yarn Shops Near and Dear to My Heart

Do you miss the days when we could shop at our local yarn stores, run our hands on the yarn, and experience the textures? I can’t tell how much I miss the experience and those yarn shops with which I have worked over the past couple of years. When I was teaching around the country, […]

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Palm Canyon Video KAL (Knit-Along)

IT’S OUR 11th VIDEO KAL!!! I am so excited to start another KAL on my Ravelry group. It’s spring time, so I wanted to create a fun knit that teaches some brand new tricks. Palm Canyon is a bottom up, integrated sleeve top, and it’s REVERSIBLE!! That’s right, between Roselle and Volition, I got kind of […]

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5 Benefits of Knitting with Others

While many knitters enjoy the solitude of knitting on your own, an international online survey found that knitting in a group had a significant impact on perceived happiness. If you have taken any of my online or in-person classes, you’ve probably experienced some benefits from knitting with others. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

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5 Charities Using Knitting to Make A Change

5 Charities Using Knitting to Make A Change

Our community never ceases to amaze me! If you follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, you’ll see I love to share positive stories of knitters and crocheters coming together to create change in their lives or the lives of others. Whether it’s knitting little hats for premature babies, mats for animals in shelters, or […]

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Welcome to Roselle Tee Knit-Along (KAL)!

It’s time for the spring knit-along!!! I am so excited to start another KAL on my Ravelry group. There will be tons of teaching and fun, prizes and a great garment! This garment, the Roselle Tee, is totally reversible so it’s like getting TWO tops for the price of one (actually three, but more on that in […]

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Harbor Springs Has Begun!

Two weeks ago, clue #1  for the Harbor Springs Video KAL hit the in box of 350 knitters. We’ve only just begun and there are new knitters joining us everyday! We are now over 480 knitters strong! We have given out two fabulous participation prizes so far (we pick a new winner every week!), there are […]

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