Lessons


A new decade …

[Translate] It’s amazing how time passes, isn’t it? In just over a month and a half we will be ushering in a new decade!! Wow!! While there’s still lots to do in this one, it’s also necessary to start planning the beginning of the next one as well! At camp Hugzzz, things are buzzing! Not only do I have a major project launching on January 1st (you’ll see more about that in the next blog post), I’m already booking teaching gigs for next year. They’ll line up nicely with the content I need to get for the YouTube show […]


Measure Twice, Knit Once …

[Translate] I love books! I always have and always will.  Knitting books are even better and I am always looking for the next book to add to my knitting library. Yes, a knitting library. There are books that I find intriguing because of a special technique, or vividly colored photos and some of special interest to me personally. Then there are books that I think are absolutely essential in order to develop my skill in the craft of knitting. This review is about such a book … Made To Measure … knit a perfect fit every time by Deborah […]


We’re almost there!

[Translate] Sunday we’re going to be starting the VKAL and I’m really excited! If you’ve already signed up, fantastic, I can’t wait to knit with you! If you haven’t, what are you waiting for??!! You can do so here … Barrington 5.0 VKAL! I know some people have reservations as they’re beginners and think it’s too complex and they can’t do it. I assure you, if you can knit and purl, you can do it! And you’ll learn some great things along the way as well! Even if you’re a seasoned knitter, this will be beneficial to you as […]


The long and short of it all …

[Translate] We’re 9 days away from starting the VKAL – have you signed up yet? No?!! Well, you can do it here … VKAL Don’t worry, there’s still time to sign up an get your yarn for the first video – casting on. Just a few updates on the VKAL … There are 2 options for the cowl/scarf … long or short … or you can do both if you like! I’ve recently completed both (the short one is now being blocked) and this is what they look like … Yes, you can make the long one and have […]


Fall into color …

[Translate] If you live in the Northern Hemisphere and you step outside, you can smell it in the air. Even with the unseasonably warm weather we’ve been having, fall is in the air! If you like knitting, it’s probably the best season of them all. Unlike winter, you can wear and showcase your knitted items without having to bundle them under a heavy coat or boots. And the great thing about the fall when it comes to knitting is that it inspires  … COLOR! Color is probably the easiest way to liven up your knitting and turn that simple […]