Bundle of Joy, Week 6: The Easy Bulky Christmas Stocking

At this time of year, I always find myself running out of time! While hours spent knitting the perfect stranded Christmas stocking are soooo rewarding, I came up with the Easy Bulky Christmas Stocking so I could create a cute Christmas stocking quickly. The fun just showed up on its […]

Easy Bulky Christmas Stocking

Bundle of Joy, Week 3: Farmer’s Market Basket

The third pattern in my Bundle of Joy is…. The Farmer’s Market Basket Bag! One of my very first patterns, this market bag expands to carry a full load from the farmer’s market or grocery store or (dare I mention?) the yarn shop. A basketweave pattern dominates the bottom which […]

Farmer's Market Basket

Bundle of Joy, Week 2: Lynn’s Wonder Cowl

Week Two of my Bundle of Joy… Lynn’s Wonder! This reversible cowl combines traditional and modern looks & techniques. One side embraces tradition with an aran design including cables and a herringbone topped with bobbles. A field of polka dots cross the other side, created with a two-color honeycomb cable […]

Lynn's Wonder Cowl (with Kaleo!)

Celebrate 2017: A Bundle of Joy

Over the end of this most crazy year, I am celebrating. After Steph’s surprising stroke, each moment feels like a gift – A gift which I feel like passing along to everyone I know! So, I’ve bundled together eight of my favorite designs: A Bundle of Joy! Each week until […]


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

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