Interview: Alexis Winslow, author of Graphic Knits

Today I have a special guest on the blog, Alexis Winslow, author of Graphic Knits: 20 Designs in Bold Beautiful Color. Alexis’ book demonstrates not only her superb knitting and design skills, but also her love of color and graphics. I first discovered Alexis when she published the Delancey Cardigan, which not only had strong […]

Book Review: Green Gables Knits – Patterns for Kindred Spirits

I have to admit, I never read the Anne of Green Gables series as a child. The only exposure I had to these books was a movie version that my classmates and I would watch in parts during the winter in 6th grade when we couldn’t go outside for recess. I liked the movie, so […]

November Knits

Welcome to the next stop on the November Knits blog tour! I haven’t had much to report on the design front in a little while, so I’m excited to be able to introduce you to the Thayer Street Cardigan, my contribution to November Knits, a fantastic collection of projects edited by Kate Gagnon Osborn and […]

The Cure for the Common Cast On (and Bind Off)

There are few things that excite me more than a good knitting technique book, especially when it really narrows in on a particular topic in detail. Leslie Ann Bestor’s new book: Cast On, Bind Off features 54 ways to start and finish your knits. Yes, I said 54. Believe it or not, long-tail isn’t the […]

Review: Vogue Knitting Knitopedia

The kind people at Sixth & Spring Books sent me a review copy of the Vogue Knitting Knitopedia: The Ultimate A to Z for Knitters at the beginning of the summer, but I have been so busy it’s been hard to write a proper blog post about it. The book definitely warrants more than a […]

Vintage Modern Knits + Giveaway

Welcome to the next stop on the Vintage Modern Knits blog tour! During my VK Live recap, I mentioned picking up a copy of Vintage Modern Knits by Courtney Kelly and Kate Gagnon Osborn (who also happen to be the lovely ladies behind The Fibre Company). I have been waiting for this book ever since […]

Joanna Johnson: author of Phoebe’s Sweater and Freddie’s Blanket

Today I would like to introduce you to Joanna Johnson and her talented illustrator hubby, Eric of Slate Falls Press. This husband/wife team are the creators of two very cute knitting themed illustrated books for children: Phoebe’s Sweater and Freddie’s Blanket. When I first met Joanna last summer at TNNA, I was really interested in […]

Vogue Knitting Live – The Recap

Vogue Knitting Live. Wow, what a weekend! A weekend filled with yarn, artists, authors, designers, good friends, and aching feet. My day started off racing to get to the Knitty City booth on time for my signing at 10am. I think it went pretty well and it was nice to have so many knitters stop […]

Vintage Knits, Modern Style

I’m finally getting some breathing room as my last deadline project (for the time being!) went out today. It always feels good to clear my plate and start planning what I get to work on next. And now that I’m caught up with my projects, I also can catch up on my blogging! This is […]

Stitch N’ Bitch Superstar Knitting

I am so terribly behind in my blogging, but I figured it is better late than never! Stitch N’ Bitch Superstar Knitting came out earlier this month, as mentioned in an earlier post, it is a great resource for more advanced knitting techniques such as cabling, lace, beading, intarsia, fair isle, and embroidery. If you […]

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