Tag Archives: Donna

To chart or not to chart?

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!

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A Pi Shawl Is A Perfect Canvas

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 […]

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ALL ABOARD!! Let’s all go on a knitting cruise

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 […]

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Portrait of a Knitter with Donna Druchunas

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 […]

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Black Purl Magazine: Turkish Delight for Knitters

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.

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