First of all, I wanted to thank all of you for leaving your comments on Mosaic and Lace Knits review. It was wonderful to read all of them. As promised, one of you will get a free copy sent by the publisher. So, here we go. We had 31 comments, but 2 of them were mine 🙂 […]
My design GOODFELLOW top for Interweave Knits Summer, 2017 has a Garter stitch band that I needed to connect invisibly, so I came up with purl 3-needle bind off. Enjoy! This is also great for any number of situations when knit and purl stitches are combined. Example wide ribbing like k2, p2.
This book by Barbara Benson makes me very happy. Can you see why? Yes, it is slip-stitch knitting combined with lace work. If you follow me, you know how close to my heart this is. Barbara is mostly playing with lace and what’s called Mosaic knitting patterns. Mosaic patterns (Barbara Walker’s coined term) belong to a […]
Many of my students were asking me to make a video on this topic. Tuck stitches are done using slipped stitches with yarn on needle (Sl1 wyon)
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 🙂 I had to put one hat inside the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]