At my store, I am constantly teaching, picking colors, suggesting patterns and helping all the crafters that come through my door. Well, now that we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, my store is closed and I cannot help people on a daily basis face-to-face. BUT, I can provide some instructive videos that … More Steeking Workshop
With all that is going on around us with this global COVID-19 pandemic, it can get depressing. I invite you to take joys in the simple things around you. It is spring. If you can go out and get some fresh air, while still distancing yourself from others, do it. It will do you a … More Another beautiful spring day!
Steeking strikes fear in the most advanced knitters! Cut my work? Are you crazy? It really isn’t as scary as you think IF you prepare and reinforce your work before cutting. It’s best to steek non-superwashed fibers, but you can successfully steek superwashed wool if you use a machine or hand-sewed reinforcement. Why steek? So … More EEK! Steeking
I planned to release this for the 2020 NJ Wool Walk, but since the Wool Walk is postponed, I decided to release it now. It is a free pattern, made from 3 skeins of DK. It is an asymmetrical, boomerang type shawl with no purling involved. It is easy enough for a beginner, but also … More New Free Pattern – "HINDSIGHT"
How to stitch our way through COVID-19. … More Welcome to the Alpaca-lypse – here’s a free pattern…