The Sunflower Knitting Guild still killing it with the guest speakers! This month, Ann Weaver came to speak with us about visible (and sometimes not so visible) mending. This was particularly exciting to me because she was supposed to be one of our featured teachers at Knitting in the Heartland 2020 (RIP). Also, I love […]Read More A Visit From Ann Weaver
Sunflower Knitter’s Guild is still coming through with these great chats from prominent knitters. We’ve had Franklin Habit and Patty Lyons, and last night, we had Gaye Glasspie of GGmadeit. I knew of GG from Instagram. She’s really well known as the “Iconic Orange Lady,” and she has such a welcoming personality. I was so […]Read More A Visit From Gaye Glasspie
The Sunflower Knitter’s Guild is killing it with these zoom lectures. Franklin Habit was fantastic, and last night, we got to hear from Patty Lyons about yarn substitutions! (The very same Patty Lyons from whom I learned the basics of Portuguese knitting in the spring lockdown). As my friend Alex put it: “You just know […]Read More A Visit from Patty Lyons
Announced earlier this week, I’m teaching a class at next year’s Knitting in the Heartland! It’s a fantastic regional yarncraft conference put on by the Sunflower Knitter’s Guild every other year. I’m teaching Advanced Crochet Stitches, and it’s a fun one. I’l cover moss stitch, bobbles, cables, lace, Catherine Wheel, star stitch, and more! It’ll […]Read More I’m Teaching at KITH!
For a couple more weeks, I am the vice president of the Sunflower Knitter’s Guild, and one of the responsibilities of the roll is to plan a biennial retreat for the members. After about a year of on and off planning, it finally occurred last weekend! So here’s a quick look at my ideal knitting […]Read More Sunflower Knitter’s Guild Retreat