Tortola Archives | Patty Lyons | Knitting Teacher

Welcome to the Five-Timers Club!!

Last year I rolled out badges for the knitters who were in either two or three of my previous KALs (Corcoran KAL, Tortola KAL, & Soho Slip Stitch KAL). Since then, with the Rising Spades KAL and the just opened Costa Maya KAL, I figured it was time to update! If you’ve done all of my […]

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Tortola Finished Sweaters & Final Prizes!!

I can’t believe it’s over! On Feb 20 365 knitters cast on for their gauge swatches and began the Tortola KAL. Today, we have an amazing 492 knitters!!!  In March I wrote about the sweaters in progress, and now it’s time to award the final PRIZES!! If you want to get first word about the summer KAL (and get […]

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Final Tortola KAL PRIZES!!

Six weeks ago over 200 knitters cast on for their gauge swatches and began the Tortola KAL. Over the weeks to follow our ranks more than doubled (and continues to grow every day), and now nearly 450 knitters received the final clue. Last month we got to see what the knitters were up to. Through 4/24  you can still […]

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The Secrets of Tortola

Last December on the Nautical Knitting Cruise I debuted Tortola. I was supposed to have two versions ready for the photo shoot, the cap sleeve and the tank . . . Now that we are elbow deep into the knit along, it’s time to reveal The Behind the Scenes Secrets of Tortola

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Tortola KAL Update

On Jan 23 registration opened for the Tortola KAL – Sweater class. In the following weeks our ranks quickly grew to over 300 knitters working on their gauge swatch! On Feb 20 clue #1 for the Tortola KAL Sweater class came out and we are now 365 knitters strong, with new knitters joining us everyday! Monday our first, of many, […]

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