Since Niki was the first to read the Knit Tips from Friday and to post the answer to the scavenger hunt, she gets her choice of crash courses this fall: Beginner Crochet, Cabled scarf or Beanie Hat. Congrats Niki!
I think that close to 20 people showed up last night throughout the night..and lots of familiar faces as well as new ones. I am so happy that so many of you read my blog, although it does kinda freak me out 🙂 I think we might have taken over Cheesetique, although they were super… Read More »
For those who have started to noodle around on the new classes page, you may have noticed that there are now two filter options. You can filter all of the classes by teacher OR by location. You can also choose “Alexandria” or specifically “Knit Happens.” Read about all of my teachers on the about page… Read More »
The very last class of the summer is Monday evening, August 25th from 6-9 p.m. with Karida. She is teaching my beanie hat pattern, shown here. In this three hour class, you will learn to work in the round and decrease. Worked with super chunky yarn, many students finish this hat in the three hour… Read More »
Join me tomorrow night for the Knit-a-Gogo Knitalong at Cheesetique on Mt. Vernon Avenue in Alexandria, VA (right in the heart of Del Ray). There is parking behind the building and on the street. I will be there at 6 p.m. We are not reserving the entire place and space is limited so come early… Read More »
There are a whole lotta classes on the site right now! And a little bit of a redesign on the sections. Check out the about page for info on all of our teachers.
So, for those of you meeting up on the third Thursday of September at Cheesetique…(for the Knit-a-Gogo Knitalong) you will be able to seam the left and right, back and arms of the sweater before starting your hood. Be sure to have them blocked and ready to go. Once we seam the shoulders, we can… Read More »
I am having a love affair with this sweater. Jennifer Hansen (aka Stitch Diva) is a god. I am not sure that I can pull it off..its long, and I am short. It accentuates the shoulders, and I have really wide shoulders. But I LOVE this sweater. Someone please knit this sweater so that I… Read More »
If you have taken my beginner knitting class, you know that I do harp about posture while knitting. Beginner knitters (and even a few advanced) are notoriously tense, putting a great deal of stress on their hands, arms, neck and shoulders, not to mention the needles and yarn. Experienced knitters tend to get repetitive stress… Read More »
I must confess that last night I cheated on the knitting world. My first passion and love and I cheated. I had this other life ya know, and it called to me and I couldn’t resist… Most of you don’t know about my other love. I have another addiction almost as bad as the fiber… Read More »