Author Archives: Kara

Knitumentary Week #3- Your Questions Answered and a Peek Inside My Knitting Notebook

So last week our weekly challenge was to cast on and begin the Back portion of Mimosa for 7 inches. Unfortunately, I only made it to about 3 1/2 inches as you can see. I was very ambitious, but didn’t … Continue reading


Fiber Fun Friday–Patty’s Purls of Wisdom and the Knitumentary is Going Strong!

Week #2 The Knitumentary Project So what do you think so far? Has my suggestion for using stitch markers helped? I’m plugging away on the Week #2 “assignment” to work 7 inches. I’m not there yet but I’m determined to … Continue reading

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Patty’s Purls of Wisdom– NEW Feature in Creative Knitting Magazine!

  Starting with the Summer 2015 issue, Creative Knitting we will be featuring a new advice column! Teacher and knitwear designer, Patty Lyons will be like our knitting “Dear Abby.” We’re seeking funny, interesting emails to feature from great knitters. Ask Patty … Continue reading


Knitumentary Project — Week #2: Let’s Cast On Mimosa!

There’s nothing I like better than to cast on for a brand new project on a weekend! I just finished my gauge swatch and I simply love the drape and the super squishiness of Berroco Maya. If you’re working with … Continue reading

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Fiber Fun Friday — Enter the Gauge Swatch Challenge, Knitumentary Project Update and Quick Knit Tips!

The Knitumentary Project Last Sunday, Feb 1, I kicked off Week #1 of  The Knitumenary Project. Your assignment was to work on your gauge swatch and I also presented you with a special challenge to transform your swatch into something innovative! Here’s … Continue reading