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Stitch and Chat · 4d ago

What's your Nemesis?

Today's class is brought to you by the word Nemesis.  Nemesis: something that a person cannot conquer, achieve, etc.We had a lively conversation around the concept of a nemesis and life less...
Stitch and Chat · 6d ago

[Cast on (off) party - depending on how you look at it.

I started this before I went on a trip, so just bear that in mind.  Consider it going in the way back machine....Before I go on a trip I spend far more time on what I will bring to knit vers...
Stitch and Chat · 1W ago

While the cat's away...

I was traveling in Ireland and Scotland and left my knitters defenseless in the wild for two weeks. Just kidding, Westport Yarns had their back(s) in my absence. Calann is done knitting the...
Stitch and Chat · 1W ago

Let 'er rip...

A couple of months ago a student of mine, Melissa, came to class wearing a dramatic infinity scarf.  I literally forgot I was the teacher and was all about her scarf. It looked like she was ...
Stitch and Chat · 2W ago

No yarn for you - two days.

The past week we have been in Ireland. Prior to leaving I contacted Hedgehog Fibres in County Cork to see if I could visit.  They said I could and I was SO excited.  Of course I looked forwa...
Stitch and Chat · 3W ago

Who said knitting slows down in the Spring?

Trammi hadn't knit since last week so she was getting acquainted with the Anemone Poncho pattern.Calann was missing a stitch and it turned out to be a missing a yarn over. She had a stitch m...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

I've figured it out

 OK, so most of us are familiar with Second Sock Syndrome. I'm going to talk to you about a related condition, Second Sleeve Syndrome.  For those of you who are blissfully unaware of these s...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

Knitting's Calming Influence

Knitting means many things to many people.  A common thread (pun not intended) is the calming effect it has.  Our lives are so busy, we need to take time out of our day to recharge our spiri...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

Do you share?

It seems appropriate that on a beautiful spring day, the first project I tend to is the Anemone poncho. Trammi and Calann are both knitting it in the same color. Yarn: Artyarns Regal Silk an...
Stitch and Chat · 1M ago

Cast on for Springtime Knitting

If you're casting about (pun intended) for something to knit for the Spring/Summer season, search no more.  I've designed two garments for Tahki Stacy Charles that are easy to knit and very ...