sweater class Archives - Patty Lyons | Knitting Teacher

7 Gift Ideas for Knitters this Holiday Season

Need holiday gift ideas for knitters who seems to already have everything? No worries, there are always more cute knitting accessories and tools out there. And as a knitter, I can never have enough yarn and tools! So, guess what? This list can also be a great gift inspiration to treat yourself!

Here are seven great gift ideas for knitters this holiday season —

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Roselle Tee KAL Prizes . . . and the Winners Are –

Another video KAL comes to an end (but this time I’m not sooo sad because the Hudson Valley Cardi will go on sale June 10)!! I can’t believe more than 1500 people joined in on the fun of knitting this tee. Some knit it now, while others will cast on later!

Through it all, the help and support of every knitter on the Ravelry group was always there. Nearly 5000 amazing knitters helped each other and cheered each other on through every step of the way.

Haven’t joined us yet? If you are feeling inspired to try it, Roselle Tee Video Sweater pattern comes with hours of video tutorials, all the gauge option and knitting how-tos for only will be $16.00!! It’s never too late to jump into any video class, as the videos (embedded in the pattern) never expire, and the message boards stay live forever.

Now it’s time to discuss…

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Harbor Springs KAL

Harbor Springs Knit-Along (KAL)

Welcome to Harbor Springs Knit-Along (KAL)!

It’s time for the Fall 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! During the KAL registration period you get the full sweater class for just $1 over the price of the pattern!!!  There will be HOURS of video tutorials, and modification documents to help you every step of the way.

Use Promo code: HarSpKAL During the pre-sale period before Sept 10 and get 10% off!

After Nov 5 the pattern alone will be $8, the KAL – sweater class versions (with all the how tos, video tutorials, and modification notes) will be $15.

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The Many Shapes of Costa Maya

So, the Costa Maya KAL is in full swing, and I’ve gotta be honest… you guys are KILLING it!! I’m always so excited to pop on Ravelry and see how everyone’s projects are coming along. No pressure, but please update often, with this bum arm I’m living through vicarious knitting pleasure!!

The turnout for this KAL has been amazing, but just in case there are any of you lurking on the fence, let me sweeten the pot. I know that it’s always a risk to start a new pattern. It can be tough to visualize how the final will look and if it could be a good addition to your wardrobe or one of those sweaters you shove to the back of your closet. I tend to model for the KAL photos and while I’m fairly petite with a pear shape, I know there are lots of different body types and sizes out there. So today I’d like to show off Costa Maya’s versatility with the help of some of the lovely ladies at my shared office space! (Shout-out to Brooklyn Creative League!)

I’ll go first.

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Costa Maya Knit-Along (KAL)

Welcome to Costa Maya Knit-Along (KAL)!

It’s time for the Spring Knit-Along!!! I am so excited to start another KAL on my Ravelry group. You asked for it, so you got it . . .  A CARDIGAN!!! There will be tons of teaching and fun, prizes and a great garment! During the KAL period you get the full sweater class for just $1 over the price of the pattern!!!  There will be HOURS of video tutorials, and modification documents to help you every step of the way.

Use Promo code: CostaKAL During the pre-sale period before Feb 26 and get 10% off!

After May 8 the pattern alone will be $8, the KAL – sweater class versions (with all the how tos, video tutorials, and modification notes) will be $14.

Learn More & Buy Now

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Rising Spades KAL PRIZES: You Could Win!

The deadline to get your Rising Spades projects finished (or started!)—for a chance to win prizes—has been extended to DECEMBER 23rd!!!

Don’t miss out on the chance to get a free sweater class AND win one of the three grand prizes! (yes there is a prize for UFO – unfinished objects, so even casting on will make you eligible!)

Rising Spades KAL + pattern comes with over 2 1/2 hours of video tutorials, all the sweater modifications and knitting how tos for only the price of the pattern – $8.00. Once the KAL is over the price will be $14.00

Never too late to jump into this sweater class, as the videos (embedded in the pattern) never expire! Now it’s time to discuss…

What You Could Win When You Participate in the Rising Spades KAL

There will be 3 grand prize winners.

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Patty’s Big Box of Knitting Fails – The Sleeve Cap (or puffy sleeve)

Big Box of Knitting FailsFor 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 decided to launch a blog series to dig into my knitting boo boos. Today’s episode we will explore the bad

Sleeve Cap (or row gauge boo boo = puffy sleeve)

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Rising Spades KAL

Welcome to Rising Spades Knit-Along (KAL)!

It’s time for the Fall 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! Think of it as a sweater class for the price of a pattern! There will be HOURS of video tutorials to help you every step of the way.

Use Promo code: RisingKAL During the pre-sale period before Oct 30 and get 10% off!

After Dec 11 the pattern alone will be $8, the KAL – sweater class versions (with all the how tos, video tutorials, and modification notes) will be $14.

Learn More & Buy Now

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Soho Slip Stitch KAL Prizes

It seems like only yesterday that hundreds of knitters picked up their pointy sticks to begin another KAL / Sweater class. In July we got to see what the knitters were up to. The KAL winners have been chosen and awarded, but somehow life got away from me and I didn’t get a chance to show off their work or their prizes!

The Soho Slip Stitch KAL Sweater class + pattern comes with over 2 1/2 hours of video tutorials, all the sweater modifications and knitting how tos for only will be $14.00!!

Through it all, the help and support of every knitter on the Ravelry group was always there. Over 1800 amazing knitters let every first time sweater knitter know . . . they were not alone!

Never too late to jump into this sweater class, as the videos (embedded in the pattern) never expire and neither do the message boards.

Now it’s time to discuss

Soho Slip Stitch KAL Final PRIZES!!!

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