Workshops

Knitting Tour of Peru, March 13-22, 2014

Knitting Tour of Peru, March 13-22, 2014

Jim, Arturo, and I will be leading a group of knitters to Peru this spring—our hunger for Peru is very strong and we think you will feel the same way if you join us, … More

Kirkland, WA, a weekend of workshops at Serial Knitters, at yet to be determined dates in 2014

Kirkland, WA, a weekend of workshops at Serial Knitters, at yet to be determined dates in 2014

 

No, we will not be knitting with yarn spun of young fawn undercoat, although it is a tempting idea. Instead, I chose this photo to represent spring and beauty and innocence and everything … More

2014 Spring Island Knitting Retreats, Friday Harbor, WA, March 30 – April 4, April 6-11, or April 13-18

2014 Spring Island Knitting Retreats, Friday Harbor, WA, March 30 – April 4, April 6-11, or April 13-18

I particularly love doing these retreats and sharing the beauty of the island where I am so fortunate to live. San Juan Island is closer to British Columbia’s Vancouver Island than it is to … More

April 24-27, 2014, Small Knits Symposium in Bloomington, Indiana

April 24-27, 2014, Small Knits Symposium in Bloomington, Indiana

Imagine a small conference about knitting small wearables…why hasn’t someone thought of this before? The genius behind this gathering is Lana Holden, creator of the viral Skew Sock and much more (I have seen … More

Knitting Tours of Peru: June 1 – June 10, 2014 or November 6-16, 2014

Knitting Tours of Peru: June 1 – June 10, 2014 or November 6-16, 2014


I have fallen deeply and viscerally in love with Peru, its people, colors, textile artisans, land, culture, music, food . . . I could go on and on. As a knit designer and teacher … More

Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl McPhee in Port Ludlow, WA, June 20-23, 2014

Strung Along Retreat with Stephanie Pearl McPhee in Port Ludlow, WA, June 20-23, 2014

 I am joining my occasional partner in crime, Stephanie Pearl McPhee, at this legendary fiber event which Stephanie organizes about three times a year.

Here is Stephanie’s description: “Our theme is Knit, Play, More

Three days of workshops and events at River City Yarns,  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 12-14

Three days of workshops and events at River City Yarns, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 12-14

I’ve taught for sisters Barb and Cynthia at River City Yarns twice in the past, and it is always a sparkling, rich experience to be in their world of beauty, enthusiasm, and knitting community. … More

StevenBe, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 4-7, 2014—multiple events to be announced soon…

StevenBe, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 4-7, 2014—multiple events to be announced soon…

For years one of the dearest human beings anywhere,  Steven Berg, AKA StevenBe,  and I have been trying to coordinate a time for me to teach at his 6,000 square foot, 1800’s restored firehouse, … More

2014 Fall Island Knitting Retreats, Friday Harbor, WA, Oct 5-10, Oct 12-17, or Oct 19-24

2014 Fall Island Knitting Retreats, Friday Harbor, WA, Oct 5-10, Oct 12-17, or Oct 19-24

I particularly love doing these retreats and sharing the beauty of the island where I am so fortunate to live. San Juan Island is closer to British Columbia’s Vancouver Island than it is to

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Dia de los Muertos with Knitting, Music, and Mole in Cholula, Mexico, Oct. 29 – Nov. 3, 2014

Dia de los Muertos with Knitting, Music, and Mole in Cholula, Mexico, Oct. 29 – Nov. 3, 2014

This is our inaugural Dia de los Muertos adventure, based in Cholula, Mexico, where mis hermanos Jim (Pecos) and Arturo have deep relationships within the community. Imagine a knitting retreat in colorful, music-filled Mexico … More

Knitting and Navidad in Cholula, Mexico, December 11-17, 2014

Knitting and Navidad in Cholula, Mexico, December 11-17, 2014

This is our inaugural Knitting and Navidad adventure, based in Cholula, Mexico, where mis hermanos Jim (Pecos) and Arturo have deep relationships within the community. Imagine a knitting retreat in colorful, music-filled Mexico during … More