If you’ve been following this blog lately, you know that I’m conducting a Most Excellent giveaway to celebrate the 6-year AudKnits blogiversary. With two days down, every weekday for four more days I’ll be holding a drawing for a signed copy of my book Reversible Scarves: Curing the Wrong Side Blues.
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Congratulations to Brandon of Virginia for winning the first drawing! Everyone has five more chances….
If you’ve been following this blog lately, you know that I’m conducting a Most Excellent giveaway to celebrate the 6-year AudKnits blogiversary. With one day down, every day for five more days I’ll be holding a drawing for […] Continue Reading…
To everyone who tried to enter the giveaway yesterday (Friday, November 28) I apologize for the glitch that prevented you from leaving a comment. It should all be fixed now, so I’ll run the giveaway today (Saturday) instead. I’m sorry for the confusion!
If you’ve been following this blog lately, you […] Continue Reading…
The AudKnits website and blog turned six this year! To celebrate, I will be giving away signed copies of my book Reversible Scarves: Curing the Wrong Side Blues. I’ll give away six copies to celebrate each of the blog’s six years, and to thank you, dear readers and fellow […] Continue Reading…
I wish I were better at photographing red. If I was, you’d be seeing the true gorgeous ruby color of my latest pair of Lockhart fingerless mitts. The design is by the talented Leila Raabe.
This was my first time using Baah Sonoma yarn, and I am smitten. It is […] Continue Reading…
I had a blast playing with color combinations to come up with a Fall variation for the “Bold Stripes” scarf from my Reversible Scarves book.
As you can see, I had a Spring color palette in mind when I designed the original “Bold Stripes” scarf for the book. Quite the […] Continue Reading…
As the October air takes on a chill, I’m reminded to start knitting scarves for the upcoming winter.
One of the patterns I have the most fun knitting from my book Reversible Scarves: Curing the Wrong Side Blues is the double-knit “Surprise Stripes”. Here, I chose Universal Yarn’s Classic Shades in […] Continue Reading…
I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek of Stephannie Tallent’s newest addition to her Wild West design series, Lace 2. I couldn’t wait to get the Steller’s Jay shawl onto my needles! I love the colors in the fingering weight Baah “La Jolla” yarn, Blue Iris colorway. […] Continue Reading…
I adore the North Coast Knitting Guild in Northeast Ohio. It’s a very active group, with all kinds of activities and lots of very talented knitters. The Guild regularly offers fantastic workshops. Today I was lucky enough to take Candace Eisner Strick’s class on travelling stitches. She has a […] Continue Reading…
I recently found myself away from home for several weeks, hence the dearth of posts here.
When life hands you lemons make a shawl, I say!
Fortunately I was armed with a pattern (more about that in future posts), yarn and stitch markers.
I always put lifelines into my lace knitting, and I’ve […] Continue Reading…
For me, one of the greatest pleasures in knitting is working a particularly beautiful pattern and motif. That’s how I felt when I finished the oak leaf motif in the yoke of Alana Dakos’s Gnarled Oak Cardigan The photo shows a small bit of the detail.
I’ve wanted to make this […] Continue Reading…