Knitting articles by Donna

Extended blog post of interest about knitting and writing.

12/28/2013

Reading Aloud from Stories In Stitches 2

If you’re not in the New Years Pi Shawl KAL yet, join in on my Ravelry group or Google+ community so you can listen to me read aloud from Stories In Stitches 2. I’ll be starting to post the recordings this week. Ravelryhttp://www.ravelry.com/discuss/fans-of-donna-druchunas/2766020/ Google+https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/105612505535742294451  

12/07/2013

A self published knitting book comes together

Taking the photographs for a knitting book is as important as making the samples and doing the writing. For Stories In Stitches™ 2, we had three different locations. The Anna Marie Jensen shawls and doilies were shot in Colorado by Ava’s husband, Rich. The cardigan and pi shawl featuring Dorothy Reade’s motifs were shot in […]

11/27/2013

Successful Lace Knitting Month: Favorite Books

Here is a list of knitting books by authors other than me that can take you on an armchair tour of the world. Even if you don’t plant to knit lace in all of these styles, you will enjoy the history and stories about the knitters and their traditions. They’re not all in English, but they all include lots of photos and charts.

11/22/2013

How to read a knitting book

Finally, it was clear that… I wasn’t going to knit three projects from each knitting book I bought before buying another, but I was going to be learning a lot from each book.

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