Stitches Midwest and an Unexpected Prize

Stitches Midwest was a blast! Loads of vendors, great classes, a swanky hotel with orchids in the lobby and an escalator....the best part was meeting our Tech Editor, Ada, for the first time. We've been working together for nearly two years on opposite sides of the country and never got to have an in-person conversation before! She was just as sweet, generous and intelligent as our work relationship led me to expect. Continue reading

Brilliant Book and Sneak Peek

Shannon Okey's written exactly the book I wanted to read on making a living in handknitting. Informative, honest and warm, her Knitgrrl Guide to Professional Knitwear design is a must-read if you're a designer, tech editor, knitting teacher, podcaster, or dedicated knitter. Continue reading