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The Gift Sweater KAL

Today, a new phase of our “Year of Sweaters” opens: Holiday season is here, and for many of us gift-knitting season is as also upon us. So for this part of our “Year of Sweaters KAL”, we wanted to take a close look at, and celebrate, sweaters as gifts. Almost every knitter is a gift  Continue Reading

make. wear. love. retreat: west coast registration is OPEN.

The Knitter’s Review Retreat is over once more, and Jackie and I are en route back home as you read these words, happy and inspired but ready for some family-time, too. We had a wonderful event at the utterly fantastic Yarn Culture in Fairport, NY after the retreat ended. (No seriously, utterly fantastic.) But you  Continue Reading

make, wear, love retreat: west coast edition

Of all the things I love about my job (and there are many many things I love about my job), our annual retreats have to be right up at the top of the list. They’re an oasis in time, not only for the attendees, but for us as well. Because something special happens when a  Continue Reading

Three yarns, three women, three sweaters.

Vogue Knitting Live was, of course, bundles of fun – even if I did spend every non-class moment curled up with some Sudafed. Teaching is one of my most favorite of things, and it’s always wonderful to see fellow teachers and exhibitors at these large events. I returned home to the kind of Halloween fervor  Continue Reading


Rhinebeck was, naturally, glorious. The trees were beautiful, our CustomFit meet-ups were super fun, I signed some books (which still gives me a thrill), and I spent some fantastic down time with dearly-missed friends. …And since karmic balance is a real thing, I came home with one of the worst colds I’ve had in years.  Continue Reading