Annetarsia is basically intarsia for lazy knitters. This means that, in my world, I strive for the absolutely easiest way to knit everything. As I reported in the last blog post, Bold Move requires the MC be knit from the skein. This complicates the knitting, because the tethered MC tangles with the butterflies of contrast […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
My friend Lorilee Beltman designed a skirt called “Bold Move“. Considering that I am about to unleash a book onto the world concerning intarsia (possibly the most maligned technique in knitdom), the name appeals to me. Plus, Lorilee has created a vertical stranding technique which is a sister to intarsia, and uses yarn butterflies to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Pi Shawl is a Finished Object (FO)!!! I finished the edging on the flight home from Stitches South. Today I gave the finished shawl a bath, and pinned it out on our bed, the only place large enough to hold the entire shawl. The cats aren’t happy about being shut out of the bedroom, […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I haven’t been to Atlanta in decades, or done any significant traveling in the South. I asked Edie Eckman, Gayle Roehm, and some other teachers about Southern dialect and manners, at lunch. They told me that if anyone said, “Bless your heart”, I was in big trouble. Also, the explanation of “y’all”, and “all y’all” […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Last week I flew to Denver to teach my first Craftsy class. I’m very excited about the class. It features a different style and concept than would be possible with anything other than Craftsy’s platform, which is very interactive between students and the teacher. I can’t say much more, yet, but it will be worth […]Continue Reading... No Comments.