FAUX FUR PONCHO I’m a little bit more than obsessed with the new faux fur yarns that have hit the stores this fall. I made three cowls for friends and then decided that I needed something a little more snuggly and warm for myself...
December 3, 2018
Mood Cowl - Knitting the Stash – Part 3 - It finally got cold out… EVERY fall, when the first few breezes of cold air hit my neck, I immediately snap into action and begin knitting dozens of scarves and cowls and hats. Forget...
October 25, 2018
Knitting the Stash - Part 2 – Fingering Weight Odds & Ends I’ve been hard at work using more stash and this time I set my sights on my fingering weight. While it would be incredible to make socks and shawls with all of this yarn...
October 15, 2018
“My yarn stash is too large” – No Knitter, Ever Except, maybe… me. Ever since I’ve welcomed my son into my life, I’ve been feeling more and more like I need less and less “stuff”. There are a zillion...
August 28, 2018
Have you knit something that I've designed? Please post those projects to Ravelry! For each finished project you post, I'll gift you another pattern for FREE! Here's how it works: For the remainder of 2018, if you knit one of my published...
January 30, 2018
I'll be collecting red baby hats to send to the NJ chapter of the American Heart Association in February for their "Little Hats, Big Hearts" initiative. The goal of the program is to raise awareness of Congenital Heart Defects. Babies...
October 29, 2016
One question I'm asked a lot by students is: "what accessories and tools should I have in my knitting bag?"  While the contents of my tool bag look like I'm prepping for knitting doomsday, there are essentials that every...
May 25, 2016
You’re knitting away happily, about to finish your project. Then, you look down and realize that about 20” into the thing you …FORGOT…A…FREAKING…CABLE…! We’ve all been there. Maybe a riveting TV...
March 1, 2016
Once in a while a client will come to me with a project that hasn't been touched in months or years. This project may have become dormant because the knitter got stumped by tricky instructions or had a major life event get in the way. Usually I'...
May 7, 2015
I adore vintage knitting books and find much inspiration in their pages. On a recent tidying of my attic I found a stack of vintage knitting and crochet books that I hadn't looked at for a while. Perhaps it was my mood or all the dust getting to my...
December 4, 2014