Category Archives: Block of the Month

Building Blocks (Block of the Month)

DSCN1306Building Blocks is a skill building class that has students knitting a different 12″ block every month that can be pieced together to create a lovely sampler afghan.  The emphasis of this class is EDUCATION.  Students are guided through the various stitches and techniques each month as their knitting knowledge is increased.  With a different skill focus each month there is something new to learn at each class.  Topics such as gauge, cast ons, bind offs, cables, increases, decreases, lace, pattern reading and more are covered.  This class has become popular thanks to the content and the friendly atmosphere.  Join in the fun!

New session beginning in early 2011 at Knitting Temptations of Dublin, Ohio.  Contact me with any questions.

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My Babies are Shipped!


The knitted squares are ready to be photographed for my book, Building Blocks. I lovingly wrapped them in a baby blanket secured with diaper pins and shipped them to Skacel for their photography session. I’m excited to see the photos!

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Vertical Seam (Side Seam)

I love to use seed stitch to frame all sorts of knitting stitches.  Seed stitch lies flat and makes for easy seaming which is why I chose it to border my Building Blocks squares.  Simply work your way up a side seam by picking up the bumps going from side to side and your seam will be nearly invisible.

Who said finishing had to be difficult? Watch the vertical seam video and see if you agree!

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