May 2011

Three new designs

Three new designs

Woohoo! THREE of my designs were selected for an upcoming book by a well known publisher. There is very little I can tell you about the projects right now except that I’m eagerly awaiting the yarn. While I wait I’m working on the spreadsheets and instructions so everything will be in readiness once the yarn arrives. I’ll be knitting my little fingers to the bone to meet the deadline—about three to four weeks after the yarn arrives. Mum, I may be drafting you to help when you’re in town!

Two-Handed Two-Colour Knitting

Two-Handed Two-Colour Knitting

I’m slogging away on my Rockin’ Sock Club stranded socks. I say “slogging” only because I’m finding the knitting awkward and I really need to do something about my technique. My hands cramp up and I’m having a hard time tensioning the yarn with my left hand. But … woohoo! …  I just got the last spot in a workshop with Margaret Radcliffe. Margaret wrote The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques and she’ll be at my LYS, Urban Yarns later this month. I’m looking forward to this. I read more