Monthly Archives: February 2011

Stitches West

I had a wonderful time at Stitches West in Santa Clara, CA from February 17-20. Thousands of knitters attended classes, fashion shows and shopped the marketplace. I was busy teaching mini classes in the Skacel booth located in the marketplace. I had standing room only classes teaching Judy’s Magic Cast On, Magic Loop and Lifelines. […]

Posted in News | 1 Response


Every mitten or glove deserves a thumb with no holes in the gusset. Learn to pick up stitches and follow my tips to make a tidy little thumb for your next hand warmer.

Posted in Video Lessons | Tagged , , | 11 Responses


A lifeline is a piece of waste yarn inserted through a row of knitting. This waste yarn acts as a safety net allowing you to unravel your knitting back to this point without the fear of losing all of your work. When working a complicated design, insert a lifeline after a successful row and you […]

Posted in Video Lessons | Tagged | 19 Responses