This license plate pretty much sums up my long weekend with friends in Wisconsin 🙂 I met up with a bunch of amazing ladies for visits to the sheep and wool festival, a trip to a yarn shop, and assorted other adventures. The festival was amazing – a much bigger event than I have been… Continue reading Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival
Knit Stars is an online series of masterclasses with various knitting teachers and designers. Each year a set of teachers is selected, and their classes are filmed in their homes and/or studios, which is kind of different. One of the best things about these classes is that you own them. You can watch them and… Continue reading Knit Stars
Today my Mom and I attended a virtual yarn tasting! Hill Country Weavers in Austin Tx ran this Zoom event, which features a presentation by a representative from Blue Sky Fibers, who talked about a new yarn line that just came out and also some new colors for existing yarns. She showed all the patterns… Continue reading Yarn Tasting!
Another month, another Vogue Knitting Live! This month, I lined up early morning classes for Thursday, Friday and Saturday. How early? 10 – 12 Eastern time, which is 6 – 8 Alaska time. Plus side I didn’t have to take any time off from work. Minus side – that means getting up at 5:30, which… Continue reading Baltic Binge at VK Live
It was Vogue Knitting Live this past weekend, and I participated again, though only took one class. What I did do this time that I haven’t done much of before is participate in the extra events that attendees can go to for free. North Light Fibers did a little video tour of Block Island RI,… Continue reading Vogue Knitting Live Weekend!
Friday was another busy day, like Thursday. In the morning I had Lacing Up Brioche with Nancy Marchant, which was pretty fabulous. As with regular lace knitting, for each opening you make, which creates a new stitch, you have to remove a stitch to keep your stitch counts even. There are two ways of creating… Continue reading Virtual VK Live – And the Rest
I am attending another virtual Vogue Knitting event this week! I have two classes each Thursday and today, and one each Saturday and Sunday. So far the courses are great and I am learning a lot 🙂 First thing Thursday (and I do mean first thing – this VKL is on Eastern time, so 10… Continue reading Virtual VKL – Thursday Classes
This week was VK Live’s second virtual event, and this one was as good as the first! My first class at this event was History, Methods and Styles of Lace Knitting with Franklin Habit, which was really interesting! He compared Orenburg, Shetland and Estonian laces, considering techniques and conventions of all three styles. We got… Continue reading Virtual VK Live
Vogue Knitting, which normally does several live conventions and other smaller events every year, did their first virtual event this past week. I went to two classes and a lecture and had a great time! Participants get a personalized Event Hub, where you have access links to the classes and lectures you have signed up… Continue reading Virtual VK Live Report