LA Bourgeois


Two Color Brioche Knitting in the Round: The Video

This week, I began a Beginning Brioche class using the Channeled Colors Cowl to learn two color brioche knitting in the round. Doesn’t that sound crazy? Beginning brioche is two color in the round? However, this technique is the simplest way to learn brioche knitting. Each round is knitted using […]

Two Color Brioche Knitting in the Round

Diary of a Lesbian Housewyfe: The Condiment Gang

A couple of months after moving into our house, Stephanie and I bought a refrigerator. Stainless steel double doors with handy water and ice dispensers promised an organized display of beverages, vegetables, fruits and meats, all within my grasp. The wide shelves, the deep drawers, and the little box for […]

The Condiment Gang

Not A Hat

So, the hat to match the beaded fingerless mitts went completely awry. I’ve been in denial for days. I always tell my students, “If you don’t like it now, you won’t like it ten rows from now.” I knew I didn’t like what was happening when I was halfway through […]

Not-A-Hat Cowl Around my Neck

No Knitting Police!

Passionate people love to share their passion. That’s why you get to sit and listen to your nephew chatter about trains and your best friend tell you about the fabulous book she just read. That’s why that huge convention center fills multiple times each year with people excited about comic […]

How to Get Away With(out) Murder: Teaching Friends & Family How to Knit

Diary of a Lesbian Housewyfe: String Theory

On a dark and stormy afternoon, I closed my eyes, braced myself and sprinted from my car across the parking lot to the post office. My mission: retrieve the mail. (Neither rain nor snow nor hail nor sleet nor…. Where’s a postman when you need one?) My shirt stuck to […]

Crocheted Wrap