I love Argyle socks, but don’t you agree it is time for a new, classic intarsia motif for socks? Being Annetarsia means it has to be dead-easy. What makes an argyle diamond easy to knit is the simple diagonal line. The only way to make it easier is to extend that line into a spiral, […]Continue Reading... 9 Comments.
It is only one short week until my Craftsy class, “Next Steps in Intarsia” launches! Click on http://www.craftsy.com//ext/AnneBerk_Giveaway to automatically be entered for a drawing. On May 20th, Craftsy will randomly select someone to enroll in my new class at no charge! It’s that easy, and while you are at the Craftsy website you […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Anna Jarvis created Mother’s Day in 1910, to honor her own mother, who cared for Civil War soldiers and worked tirelessly on Public Health issues. Her idea took off, but by the 1920’s it had become commercialized and Anna actively tried to rescind the holiday. It was too late. When I was a girl, my […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Mother’s Day
I am relishing a quiet day. Not that I haven’t been busy and productive, but I am home alone with the cats this weekend – and catching up on a few things. Bold Move is progressing well. The butterflies are happy, and not getting into tangles. I have the MC isolated as much as possible […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Happy Saturday!
One of my greatest strengths is the ability to multi-task, but the past weeks have stretched my skills to the limit. Every aspect of my life has major, important things that need my constant attention, and I feel myself losing my grip. One to-do list isn’t enough. I have a to-do list to manage my […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Breathe. Just Breathe.
I’m working from home, today. The hours fly by, as I am not interrupted by things like “routine”. This morning I spent about an hour trying to find a pattern for a sweater I designed 4 years ago. I thought now might be a good time to tackle getting it published, now that the book […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
When my first child was born, and I counted his fingers and toes, heard him cry, and gazed into his beautiful eyes, I realized how anxious that I had been during my pregnancy, worrying that he (or she) would be healthy. Yesterday, I saw “Annetarsia Knits” for the first time. It isn’t bound yet, but […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on “Annetarsia Knits” is printed!