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 […]

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, […]

About Bath Abbey Hat

¬†Interweave Knits, Fall 2015 issue is on the shelves of all yarn shops and book stores around the world. ¬†Lisa Shroyer, the editor of this and Knit.Purl magazines made her last issues before moving up the ladder at F+W. Well done, Lisa! My Bath Abbey Hat¬† and the article ¬†Advanced Approaches to Slip-Stitch Colorwork ¬†are […]

Lithuanian Knitting

¬†This unique and well-written book on history and techniques of Lithuanian Knitting comes from a very deeply rooted interest in the author’s hearts. Donna Druchunas and June Hall are taking us on a tour of one of the Baltic countries that is rich in textile traditions and many other crafts. Their main focus is on […]

TNNA is coming up

Every half a year I go to our trade show called TNNA (The National Needlearts Association). Over the years I got to know so many people in the industry and every time I come there I meet someone new. ¬†Going there, talking to people, seeing new yarns, books, designs, tools and notions is a must […]

Welted Peerie Shawl

Honestly, I do not know how did I let this go for so long. I mean: not posting here. So much happened and now it is a long line of posts waiting to show up. I am going to start at the end of this line.

This week you will see the new¬†Spring 2013¬†iss…

CABLED CAP in Knit Noro.

I was busy with so many things and then I was busy traveling (who is complaining?:) I am just saying) that I missed the times when my designs came out. Since there are too many for one post, I am going to break them up into three Groups.The earliest out of this bunch is the Cabled Cap published in the book Knit Noro (Soho Publishing / Sixth&Spring books).This gorgeous hard-cover book has 30

ORMOND is in the Spring/Summer 2011 fabulous issue of Twist Collective

Before I tell you about my design, I want to say that I am so honored to have my design included in the Twist Collective’s Spring/Summer of 2011 issue. There are so many incredibly talented designers whose work is featured in this issue, that I cannot …

NEW PATTERN CALYPSO CAPELET

I got a very nice surprise today. UPS came by and brought this book by House of Birches with 10 designs on a circular knitting. It is edited by Kara Gott Warner. One of the designs is mine.I love the photography in this book. Some of the projects are …