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  • Scintillate Shawl Knitting Pattern and Super Special Discount

    It’s the weekend, and who doesn’t want a deal on an addictive shawl knitting pattern? I’ve just made my “Learn to Knit a Lace Shawl” class exclusive pattern available to everyone. I hope you like it, too. I’ve named it Scintillate. It is covered in diamonds, after all. Whether they shine or not in real […]

  • How to Sew Invisible Vertical Seams in Knitting with Mattress Stitch

    Anybody else here hate finishing?  Sewing up?  Yeah, me too. Until recently, that is. I always dreaded it because I didn’t know what to do.  And I didn’t want to mess up my beautiful knitting with crappy sewing. The solution was staring me in the face, but I didn’t want to acknowledge it: Learn to […]

  • 8 Tips for Knitting Lace

    Does lace intimidate you?  It certainly looks complicated – but the good news is that if you can follow directions, you can knit lace. And we already know you can follow directions.  That’s how you learned to knit, right? But there are some extra things you can do to make knitting lace easier.  So, here are my […]