Category Archive: Classes

What would you like to see me demonstrate?

Two bits of wooly interest! Let’s go in chronological order. This first one will interest those in or near Ann Arbor. If you would like to learn how to make felt balls doing wet felting and using Happy Fuzzy Yarn hand dyed combed top, go to the Felt Ball Fun workshop at the Pittsfield branch …

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46 for 46

Today is my 46th birthday. I decided to tell you 46 random things in honor of my 46th birthday. If you go to Zingerman’s on your birthday, you can get 6 free bagels. Their bagels are delicious. I’m eating my third bagel today. That makes me feel kind of like a pig, but I only …

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Videos and needles and knitweave, oh my!

Ok, kinda random today… Want to see a video with my studio in it? (It’s a mess, but we’ll get to that.) I entered a one minute video in a contest where the grand prize is a personal assistant for 6 months. I explain in the video why I could really use a personal assistant. …

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Hat pattern and shop changes

Modulation hat side

Huzzah! Thanks to Margo, the incredibly fast test knitter, I’ve completed my hat pattern! It’s called Modulation, and uses my hand dyed sport weight yarn on size 5 needles. It was really a lot of fun to knit! See that new Patterns link at the top of the page? You can buy it there, or …

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More classes, more wheels, more color

Wow. Where to start? I’ve been making a bunch of samples to figure out how much time to allow for different classes, and I think I’ve got it worked out. I’ve added several new classes to the schedule. Basic socks, 2 at a time from the toe up socks (magic loop using a sock blank), …

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What I’m up to

merino in the dyepot

So much for my plan to blog 3 times a week. Anyway, here’s what I’ve been up to. 1. Dyeing fiber. This is right after adding the dye, before the colors start to mingle. 2. Designing and knitting a hat. I’ll be selling the pattern once it’s finished. Here’s a preview. I actually had the …

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Hey, look! I’m offering classes now!

Are you in the Ann Arbor area and you’d like to learn how to knit? Or would you like to learn how to dye yarn or fiber the way I do it? Or maybe you’d like to schedule a private lesson to learn a specific technique or get help figuring out a pattern? You’re in …

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