Last night, Twisted rocked with laughter and fun, as we celebrated “Annetarsia Knits” launch into the world. So many people were involved with creating the book at different times, that many hadn’t met each other. And, of course, they are all wonderful, interesting people, so it was a great party. Test knitters met photographers and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Last night we had a party at For Yarn’s Sake. Apparently this happens every Tuesday evening, it is called Knit Chat and anyone can come. For those who haven’t been attending, we have been missing out! It’s hard to beat a beautiful, well-stocked yarn store, hospitable hosts, and engaging guests for a good time. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The official publication date is Aug. 1, but here in Portland, “Annetarsia Knits” will be available in at least 2 shops during the month of July – For Yarn’s Sake, in the Beaverton Town Square, and Twisted, in NE Portland. Bill and I dropped books off at For Yarn’s Sake last evening, and today the […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Of course, it has to arrive when I am out of town! We had already delayed one day, and couldn’t wait longer, so Bill, the cats and I, headed to Sunriver. Jedi decided to copilot. Then, today, the truck arrived at the office! The staff (William, Kendy and Jenn) all pitched in to unload the […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
“Annetarsia Knits” was supposed to arrive, today. All day long, I was pestering the staff. “Are they here, yet?” Finally, at 3pm, I called Unicorn Books and Crafts to see if they could find out where the books are. Bless Josh’s heart, he made some calls, and discovered that there was good news, and bad […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
“Annetarsia Knits” entered the Unicorn warehouse this week, and 34 cases of books immediately were put on new transport and left the building. 32 cases are coming to me, and 2 cases to Village Yarn and Fiber, to be distributed to the Dizzy knitters who helped shape the book. Bill and I are leaving town […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I asked Sarah Jaworowicz, book designer, to guest blog about how she designed “Annetarsia Knits”. The PDF will go live on June 9th, one short week from today! This is the last week that the PDF will be available at the reduced pre-order pricing. Also, as good as the book looks in PDF, it looks […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I have incorporated computers into my life pretty extensively. We moved to electronic health records years ago. I post to Twitter and Facebook, I take and edit photos on my phone, and figured out how to do a blog, didn’t I? For someone who learned trigonometry on a slide rule, I think I’ve adapted really […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Jennifer VanCalcar IS Holiday Yarns. It’s a bit hard to believe, considering the amount of great hand-dyed yarn that she produces, but she is basically a one-woman show. I met her at Village Fiber and Yarn Shop, when she taught a class on hand-dying for the Dizzy Retreat. Jumping at the chance to be a […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Sometimes it seems that my knitting life started at Sock Summit 2009. That is when I first met a lot of people who have ended up having a lot of influence on my knitting career! One of those people was Allison, of SSYC. I was teaching how to knit Argyle Socks, and was always […]Continue Reading... No Comments.