I first “met” Norah Gaughan in the book Knitting in America: Patterns, Profiles, & Stories of America's Leading Artisans by Melanie Falick. That book came out in 1996, but it was probably around 2001-2002, when the Tweedy Aran Cardigan came out in Interweave Knits, that she inspired me to take my knitting beyond rectangles and into… Continue reading What Inspires: Norah
Will you be attending this weekend's Vogue Knitting Live? I hope to see you there! This year I'm concentrating on teaching design. On Saturday, I'll be giving a slide show lecture on pattern stitch development. I'll describe my process of coming up with new pattern stitches and talk about the process involved in designing the final… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Design Classes at Vogue Knitting Live
Find more information and an entry form in KnitBits #300! Dig into your stash or head to your LYS for these eligible yarns: Berroco Sox, Berroco Sox Metallic, Comfort Sock and Ultra Alpaca Fine and start sketching, swatching, SCHEMING! I'm busily preparing to head to Sock Summit 2009 where you can visit the Berroco booth (#418)… Continue reading Be a Sock STAR!