On October 28th, I’ll be teaching at a knitting retreat in a historic hotel in the heart of Washington DC’s Dupont Circle. Designer Laurie Gonyea and I will be teaching a fair-isle workshop–with a little crochet and knitting on 2-circular
YouTube and CG animation meet obsessive knitter: Directed by Laura Neuvonen / Finland / 2005 Technorati Tags:knitting, animation, youtube
my livingroom. When I was a web designer, I loved white space–it just makes things on the page look pretty–if a page is too cluttered, with things filling every nook and cranny, it’s harder to see what you’re looking for.
I found this handy guide to hand stitching at Perestroika Designs. Yes, for some reason, I decided to hand-stitch all the pieces together for this garment rather than using my machine. It’s slow going, I’m using a backstitch to make
Yes, that’s Tim Gunn I hear inside my head. I admit it, I don’t sew for fun. Maybe you noticed, that I often design one-piece garments. But for some reason, I recently proposed a design for a friend’s book that
sweet_cal Originally uploaded by plainsight. Hey–it’s been quiet here on the blog front, I know–but they’ve been very busy here in the studio. You can now sign up for Crochetme’s Sweet CAL Just visit the site to get all the
Isn’t she tho’? That’s Selma in her new sweater–the Sweet sweater I designed for the new Crochet me. But wait–it’s not just a sweater–it’s a template–you can make yours with any yarn and stitch pattern you want. And I also
via Boing-Boing Craftster regulars no doubt have already seen these, but it took my non-knitting brother to bring them to my attention via Boing-Boing. Thanks, Nhoj!
Hand-spinning was a skill which I have always regarded with as much awe as those of making bread, and performing the mysterious rite of proper mayonaise. Elizabeth Zimmerman, from Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Knitter’s Almanac, Dover Publications, 1981. As a foodie, I
Did you know there’s a whole Sci-fi Knit-along? Technorati Tags:knitting, Star Wars, knit-along, sci-fi