January 2007

Annie’s Mittens

Annie’s Mittens

Every year the West Coast Knitters’ Guild knits mittens for a kindergarten or grade one class in New York City. One of our members has a daughter who teaches at an inner city NYC public school. These little kids go to school without proper clothing in the winter and it’s the least our membership can do to help out. Last month when Laura went to visit her daughter Annie for Christmas she was able to bring enough mittens for two grade one classes, thanks to our efforts. In addition to read more

It’s time!

It’s time!

It’s time to join the blogging community of knitters. I have enjoyed reading so many knitters’ blogs and I have learned so much about knitting and how knitters think.  It’s time to give back a little. A little bit about myself now … . I’ve been designing and self-publishing knitting patterns for about 3 1/2 years now for my business, Bee’s Knees Knits .  I design children’s sweaters using self-patterning sock yarns because it’s just so fun to see the pattern develop on it’s own as I knit.  I hope that knitters using my patterns experience the same thrill read more