In the past year I’ve gotten to know designer Heather Zoppetti’s work through industry trade shows. I admire her patterns and attention to detail. I was excited, then, to see her book Unexpected Cables: Feminine Knitted Garments Featuring Modern Cable Knitting.
In her new book, Heather takes the magic of cables to new levels. Cabling may […] Continue Reading…
Mistake Stitch Scarf & Headband Set
Just in time for winter, I offer you the Knit Picks version of my Mistake Stitch Scarf and Headband set. Super bulky yarn makes for warm and cozy accessories. My scarf and headband designs are quick to knit – just right for gift giving during […] Continue Reading…
When travelling, what could be a better project than a super-simple shawl with a pretty lace edging? The Simple Lines shawl, by the designer who goes by “maanel” on Ravelry, was the perfect design for a recent trip to the Northwest. The Baah LaJolla yarn was a dream to work […] Continue Reading…
Here are a few more photos from my time at Camp Stitches at the Tamaya Resort north of Albuquerque. What a gorgeous place!
Our final day at Camp Stitches.
Our Color Knitting class with Franklin Habit covered even more color knitting techniques. By the time the workshop was over, he had brilliantly led us to the intersection of color theory and inspiration. We learned an array of techniques to use our new-found understanding on. Our […] Continue Reading…
The campers at Camp Stitches had a half day of instruction. My class with Franklin Habit enjoyed becoming de-intimidated by intarsia, using the color theories we learned yesterday.
I spent my afternoon wandering around the hiking paths at the Tamaya Resrt where we’re staying. I was especially interested to find the […] Continue Reading…
I’m in New Mexico to take part in Camp Stitches. It’s three days of intensive instruction and all-around knitting camaraderie. The location, north of Albuquerque, is spectacular.
My first day at camp began this way:
The 3-day workshop I’m taking is Franklin Habits’s Color Knitting. We were greeted by a giant […] Continue Reading…
We have a winner for the AudKnits 7th Blogiversary Giveaway! Congratulations to Anita in Maryland.
The wonderful book Swing Swagger Drape: Knit the Colors of Australia by Jane Slicer-Smith is on its way to her. The book caught my attention for the unique construction of its garments and exciting color palettes.
The giveaway also included […] Continue Reading…
I love learning just the right technique for a given purpose. When I need to cast on for a sock, I’m always worried about whether the top will stretch enough. Same thing for cuffs for mittens.
When I first started knitting, I quickly learned the hard way that the standard […] Continue Reading…
Whoo-hoo! AudKnits’ first appearance on the internet was seven years ago today. It has been a very fun several years, filled with delightful surprises.
And now a surprise for you. As a thank you for seven years of support and knitterly friendship, I will be giving away a brand-new copy of […] Continue Reading…
As the fall air gives a hint of cold weather to come, my mind turns to winter and holiday projects I’d like to make for friends and family. And let’s face it, I love to knit cozy accessories for myself as well!
My holiday gift to you, beloved AudKnits fans, […] Continue Reading…