Here is a run-down of my week – an overview, because lots happened and there will be more details later on specific things I ‘ve been working on Craftsy filming – Such a great experience, and I thank everyone at Craftsy central who helps make my dreams come true. I loved preparing and presenting this […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
A bit ago, you will remember that I asked for help in picking an 8th color for a special kit to knit the Astoria sock, teaming with Kate Bachus of A Hundred Ravens. For a refresher, see here. There was no real consensus, as all the colors Kate dyed as possibilities were wonderful. But there […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Astoria Sock KAL – the 8th color
Knitters? Blindly follow patterns? What is the fun in that? Especially Annetarsia patterns, as I expect people to use them as a springboard for their own inspirations. So, I was thrilled to get my first inquiry about how to turn the Kelly sweater from Annetarsia knits from being knit from the hem up, to knitting […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Annetarsia challenge – switching knitting direction
“Diagonal Ribbons” is ready to wear! This type of deconstructed garment is a bit out of my wheelhouse, which is partly why I decided to knit it. Because the stainless steel sections are transparent, what you put under it really matters. The sections are all a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Finished object Alert!
You all know that I stay busy. I am a business owner and practice optometry full-time, teach knitting nationally, released “Annetarsia Knits” this summer, and am a serious long-distance runner. “When do you sleep?” is a question I am often asked. I’ve managed to juggle all of my demanding projects with the aid of great […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Who knew writing was hard? Creating Annetarsia Knits was one of the most rewarding and challenging projects of my life. Here are some of the things I learned about writing along the way. It is easier to edit than write, so get something written and make it better, later. The first draft of everything is […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Writing Tips
Finding the time to knit is a constant problem for professional knitters. There is so much to do, and so little time to do it. It’s true for all knitters, but at least if it isn’t a job, you are in control of what you knit and how long you take to finish. When you […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.