You asked, I answered! I’m excited to be offering a series of 1 hour classes in July. Each one will focus on a different technique. They are only $25 each AND you’ll get a recording link to follow. NOTE: These classes will be taught on my new education platform. You will need to create […]
For most of my life, organization has not been just a helper, it’s been a necessity. My careers in both theater and LYS management demanded first-rate organization techniques, and I’m grateful for the lifetime of practice. Now that I’m self-employed, if I didn’t have all the systems in place that I do I’m sure I’d […]
For 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’m launching a new blog series to dig into my knitting boo boos. Today’s episode […]
The cross back (or shoulder to shoulder measurement) is the most important measurement in a set in sleeve sweater and the hardest to get right. On my Ravelry group we are getting ready to start the Corcoran Knit Along (starting June 20th, 2016). * The KAL will be filled with video tutorials and how tos […]
Long tail cast on is a great go to cast on for many of us, but there are a few issue. One of them is estimating yarn, another is that annoying untwisting of the yarn, and the last is . . . Keeping Track of Cast on.
Many of you have sent wonderful suggestions for Tuesday Tips. You’ve emailed and left comments, and asked for some fabulous stuff. Sure, there have been plenty of fancy requests, but by far the most frequently requested tutorials involve seaming. So I’m gonna start up with the one that can make a sweater look slick or sloppy. […]
Recently I ran a knitalong with Creative Knitting for my Fan the Flames Cowl. Since you know, I’m gonna pack it full of tips and tricks that aren’t on the page, I thought I’d share some of my favorites here. Here I go over the two things that drives a perfectionist lace knitter crazy. How […]
Recently I ran a knitalong with Creative Knitting for my Fan the Flames Cowl. Since you know I’m gonna pack it full of tips and tricks that aren’t on the page, I thought I’d share some of my favorites here.
Yeah, yeah, yeah (you’re probably thinking), I know I need to make a gauge swatch. This isn’t about the need or even the how, but the what the heck do you do when . . . . Measuring in Knitting – The X-Ray So as many of you that have taken my gauge class knows, […]