Category Archives: Knitting

The thrill of it all

Organizing knitting events can be very satisfying.  Knitting meet-ups build closer relationships, better connections, and powerful attachments. I love when crafters gather, make new friendships, and old friends get re-acquainted.  Twice in the last few months, a parent is reunited … Continue reading

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World Wide Knit In Public Day

I am super stoked to announce World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKIPDay) is coming to Hyde Park! WWKIPDay was established in 2005 by Danielle Landes. Landes wanted knitters to come together as a community.  Knitting has come along way since … Continue reading

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Knitting Studio at the Quilt Show

I recently had the pleasure of presenting at the International Quilt Show in Chicago.  The show includes several open studios dedicated to artists, teachers and exhibitors to give demos to inspire others.  There were studios for Quilting, Knit & Crochet, Painting & … Continue reading

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Nothing says thanks like chocolate

A fellow knitter in my Beginning Knitting class honored me with this way, super delicious chocolate and strawberry cake.  I am blessed to be a part of such a wonderful group at Blackstone Library.  

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Purple, calms the mind and body

Ombré, adjective, having tones of color that shade into each other, graduating from light to dark1. I’ve always admired the Neighborhood Fiber Company. I first learn about them at Vogue Knitting Live in 2014.  (Yes, this gorgeous yarn has been … Continue reading

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Stand tall, keep your head high and smile. You are a teacher.

Over a year ago, I started teaching beginning knitting at local library. I had way too much stash (still do) and thought it would be a good way for me to clear out the craft room. I was confident in my knitting … Continue reading

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Baby Alpaca, dream yarn

I’ve yet to visit Purl Soho in New York City.  A blessing since I’d probably max out my credit cards in their store.  Their patterns are classic designs, and their yarns are luxurious. I enjoy reading their blog, and drooling over … Continue reading

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