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…
Our final day at Camp Stitches.
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…
The Lucy Vest pattern is now available from Knit Picks! This version uses Swish DK. It’s shown here in the Peapod, and there are over 30 other colors to choose from as well.
The vest is graced with an easy-to-memorize eyelet ribbing, with the V-neck shaping flowing from the center […] Continue Reading…
It was pretty darned exciting to see my hat in the Fall 2015 issue of Vogue Knitting! They call it #05 Seamless Cap. I used Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino for its combination of great stitch definition and softness. The pattern was part of a gorgeous spread showcasing the color […] Continue Reading…
Some of my readers who liked the Lucy Vest that I designed for my TKGA Hand Knitting Program have inquired about the pattern. I’m happy to say it is now available!
The Lucy Vest uses an easy-to-memorize ribbed eyelet stitch pattern.
Careful attention to detail includes a V-neck which flows out […] Continue Reading…
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