Now that fall is here, I've been thinking a lot about felting projects because I like to make felted items for holiday gifts. In the past I've made felted slippers, bags, beads for necklaces, and coasters. The coasters are a favorite
In my knitting, I tend to get inspired by something and just jump right in, whether or not I know how to do certain techniques. I figure that hands-on is the best
Lots of us want to fill our project baskets with easy knit
patterns, especially in the summertime. Occasionally, though, easy knitted patterns
can sacrifice style; there's sometimes a lot of room between "easy" and "attractive."
Three years ago, when Interweave asked me to be editor of Knitting Daily, they gave me a phenomenal opportunity to learn from and share with knitters from all over the globe. My job as editor was to help build a vibrant online community; but it wasn't long before I discovered that I was merely the cheerleader—YOU were the ones actually making Knitting Daily a wonderful place for knitters to call home. And what an amazing home you've built!