Author Archives: Kara

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


The Knitumentary Project- Let’s Share Our Progress on Ravelry!

Hey Everyone! In my week #1 post for the Knitumenary Project, I set you free with a special challenge. While you’re working busily on your gauge swatch creation, I just want to let you know that I’ve created a special thread … Continue reading

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The Editor Wants to Know – More Sweaters or Shawls?

I’m seeing a surge in sweater-making lately and my theory is that we are inundated with shawls. How many more do we really need? Are you up to your neck in neckerchiefs? Our closets are bursting with one for every day … Continue reading