Tag: knit

Peacock Plumage Scarf and a Hudson River Museum Update

My first published knitting pattern, designed in honor of the Hudson River Museum’s Fall 2014 exhibition celebrating peacocks. Read how to get a free copy this weekend!

Yonkers Yarn Bomb: Round Two

The fish are swimming at Van Der Donck Park! This is the second and final round of the Yonkers Yarn Bomb project with the Hudson River Museum. We installed them last Saturday with a team of volunteers.

Yonkers Yarn Bomb: Social Media Edition

Bike Rings at Sunset. Photo by Alison Mara of True North My awesome helpers and I have been busy knitting and crocheting for Round Two of the Yonkers Yarn Bomb. I’ve received some great coverage and even my first TV interview! The completed woven American flag. Photo by Sarah Divi.

Yonkers Yarn Bomb – Round One

For the past two months, I’ve been collaborating with the Hudson River Museum as their Teaching Artist in Residence. In addition to creating the curriculum for their Family Studio Projects and hosting a monthly Fiber Friends knitting group, I’ve been leading a summer long yarn bombing project. It’s been an

It’s a Wrap: The Chuppah-Cabra is Done!

The Chuppah-Cabra is complete! After a mad four day knitting binge, it’s finished and delivered! Yes! It came very close at the end, there were lots of late nights, early mornings, pots and pots of coffee, some tea, some tears and eating eggs-in-a-basket at 3:00 am. See how it all

Chuppah-Cabra Update

Here’s a long awaited update to the Chuppah-Cabra. I’m almost done with the first border of the Yggdrasil Blanket Chuppah. It’s about baby blanket size now. More pictures after the jump.

Vodka and Weddings

The yarn for the chuppah-cabra has finally arrived! It’s a big box of yarn that arrived on my doorstep yesterday. I was so excited about getting the yarn, that I completely ignored the rest of the mail. It wasn’t until hours later that I discovered there also was a heavy,

Wedding Project #2

It must be wedding season. I’ve been working on another wedding gift for another pair of madly-in-love-with-each-other friends, I’ll call them Gwam. Right before I left for a two week road trip (photos are coming in another post), I realized in a panic that I didn’t have a project to

Big Plans for a Big Chuppah

Two close friends of mine are getting married this fall and are asking their friends to contribute to the celebrations. When asked to knit the chuppah for their ceremony, I was honored and thought it was the best project they could have requested of me. The guidelines are: 6′ x

YoHo Wrap-Up and Lessons Learned

So the show is over and the flowers are lounging on my couch, like the lazy teenagers they are. This was one of the most positive show experiences I’ve had. I met some amazing and wonderful artists, who readily welcomed me into their space. There is so much creativity and

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