What I’ve Been Up To
Wow, it’s been a month since I emailed you about our Charts class! We’ve gotten great feedback on the class – even advanced knitters said they learned more than they expected to. Check out the feedback here.
I’m planning on doing a Crochet class for KnitFreedom to be published in the next few months. Lots of KnitFreedom students have said they would like everything from a complete beginner’s guide and a step-by-step crochet class to a basic overview/refresher of the stitches.
We’ll be developing our Faux Heel-Flap Toe-Up Socks patterns in new gauges and sizes. We’ve gotten requests for DK-weight yarn, in-between sizes for fingering yarn, and child sizes.
I’m working on a tutorial on the Ladder-Back Jacquard technique (pictured below) which is a way of making long floats stretchier for making pictures in Fair-Isle knitting.
Last, I’ve gotten Andrea Wong’s book on Portuguese Knitting and am sitting down to study it so that I can demystify Portuguese Knitting as a class for you. (If you haven’t heard about Portuguese Knitting, it’s purported to be great for those who experience pain or physical difficulty knitting).
Any feedback? Interested in these upcoming topics? Want to let me know how you’re doing? Post a note in the comments!
P.S. I recently re-formatted all of KnitFreedom’s best blog posts from over the years (there are more than 150) and created an email sequence to send them out to anyone new who signs up for KnitFreedom. If you want to get those blog posts, let me know by email ([email protected]) or in the comments and we’ll get you started on the sequence, too! It’s 3 emails a week for a year, filled with techniques, free patterns, and knitting wisdom.