Take an online course with me as your teacher. If you have taken my Craftsy.com sock classes, you know that I take my time with students and answers all your questions online. No question is too small or dumb. Now take a class with me to learn how to publish your book. With my 14 […]
You’ll find a lot of information about charting in Stories In Stitches™ 1 and 2, but not a dogmatic attachment to charts. Why is that? To be honest, I (Donna) do have a pretty dogmatic attachment to charts. But Ava does not, and she most often knits from vintage patterns that were written out in line-by-line text without any charts, sometimes without even a picture of the finished object!
Here’s a collection of yesterday’s pi shawl recipe posts. A pi shawl is a perfect canvas for a lace sampler, because it has several sections of plain knitting between increase rounds. With this basic recipe, you can design your own shawl to collect your favorite lace stitches, or if you’re a new knitter, make it […]
Baltic Knitting Cruise ~ August 15 – 27, 2014 This is going to be an exciting cruise visiting some of the best ports in the Baltic. We have developed an on board educational program designed specifically for this cruise itinerary. Classes are taught while the ship is at sea and while in port you are […]
Here’s a preview of my new Lithuanian Sock Knitting DVD from Interweave Press!
An interview I did recently. Eddie: Why knitting? Donna: I particularly like the portability, and the ability to explore so much creativity in such small projects. The fact that I learned to knit as a little girl also makes me slightly sentimental about knitting. I am primarily interested in historical and traditional knitting techniques and […]
My interest in knitting has been kept alive over the years by the almost infinite variety of color, pattern, and texture that is found in collections of knitters and museums around the world. Although I love the smooth, quiet repetition of knitting a rectangular scarf in garter stitch using a luxurious yarn, it is the endless diversity of technique and style that keeps me interested in knitting as more than a way to keep my hands busy while watching TV.