Vogue Knitting in NY

New York is beautiful all year long. This time I was there a week before the Vogue Knitting Live show to spend some time with my family. At first it was very cold and I was glad I have all my hats and cowls for classes ūüôā I had to put one hat inside the […]

Too much of a good thing

I have been very busy teaching and designing. It is a good thing and, honestly, I am very happy about it. There are so many little things to take care of when you are running your own business and I am still learning how to joggle all of them and not get behind. As of […]

Designer Profile in Vogue Knitting

Early Fall¬†issue of Vogue Knitting magazine came out and I am so happy and honored! Open page 58 and you will see why I am so excited. The first page is a full page photo of my design and on the opposite page is my interview that flows to another page. Plus there are¬† pattern […]

Vogue Knitting Live

I am so honored to teach for Vogue Knitting Live (VKL)! I love everything about it: students, lectures, fashion shows, hanging out with¬†the most creative and talented people who know how to teach and have fun. Last year I have been teaching in Pasadena, CA and Chicago. This year started with NY city in January […]

Teaching online

And the Winner is Annick L !! Congratulations!! I am sending you a link by email you left here. Enjoy the class.     As many of you know, I teach online classes at Craftsy.com. Every time I teach there, I have the best time working with most professional teams. I am so grateful that […]

Joggling teaching, designing, and writing

Many people are asking me what do I do. My friends, designers, would understand me when I am at loss how to answer that question. I learned to analyze the person who is asking me and answer accordingly to their knowledge of knitting, publishing work, and a small business. The truth is that I really […]

Lacy Stockings KAL and happy Thanksgiving!

I love November! When I was living in Russia as a little girl, at the end of November the snow was falling and not melting anymore. Nature was getting serious about the winter coming. It was very exciting and the snow was very clean and stark white. Anticipation of cold winter with cozy nights in […]

Three days until VKL

I am very excited to go to Chicago to teach at Vogue Knitting Live¬†this coming weekend. It is always great to see many familiar faces who are also well-known designers and teachers. But most of all I love to meet my students and share with them what I am working on these days. For example, […]

The blog tour for TASSK

It is so much work to put together a blog tour for The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting!! We are so thankful to Tommy Semosh from F+W for putting it all together for us. There are many events that are planned. Some of them are podcast interviews, some blog book reviews, some are blog interviews, and […]

Knitter’s Pride Goodies

My tools are very important for me and I always appreciate if they are helping me enjoy my work. Here is the latest addition to my arsenal. I received a wonderful collection of supplies from Knitter’s Pride that I would like to share with you. The Knitter’s Pride Interchangeable Needle Holder will keep your needles […]