Well, the rest of August went by in a flash! It’s time to catch up and think about fall.
I have a new shawl coming out soon; it’s syncopated brioche and I’m in LUV. So squishy. It’s being test knit now, and I plan to have it out before Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival later this month. If you’d like to know when it’s out, and get a discount on this and other new releases, sign up for my newsletter here!
I just celebrated my birthday; my friend Carole made me this beautiful (and delicious) cake for a gathering with friends. And I had a great dinner out with the family, too. September is my celebration month: birthday, anniversary, back to school, back to knitting (not that I ever stopped). But the festivals and retreats start up again!
I’m so excited about teaching at Vogue Knitting Live in Columbus, November 1-3! As part of the preparation for that, I’m doing an Instagram takeover of the VKLive account on Tuesday, September 10. Follow me on Instagram, pdxknitterati, and VK Live, vogueknitlive to be in the loop. I’ll be doing a giveaway on my Instagram page for a Buckeye Daytripper Package, so follow me and comment to win!
The last day of VKLive Early Bird registration is Tuesday September 10; prices go up at midnight EDT. Registration info is here.
Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival is September 28-29 (some classes are on Friday the 27th, too). Today (September 8) is the last day of online registration. My Brioche Pastiche class is full, but there’s still room in my Slip Stitch/mosaic class if you’d like to come knit with me. You can register on-site for classes that still have space, but registering early is better, as classes can be canceled if there aren’t enough people signed up for them. It pays to plan ahead!
My Seeing Stars Fall Shawl Retreat is October 11-13. It’s a very small retreat, so if you want to come, please sign up soon! We sold out last year. I have room for 7 knitters max. We’re knitting Lucky Star with very beautiful yarn from Mosaic Moon.
Oh! I’m speaking at the Tigard Knitting Guild meeting on Thursday, September 19. Social knitting is at 6, and I go on at 7 pm. Come hear about my design process! It’s evolving, just like me. Not a member? You can visit for two meetings before deciding if you’d like to join.
Back to my knitting…happy fall!
Do you have crochet patterns. I don’t do knitting anymore. I would love to hear from you, if you can help. Thanks
I’m not a crocheter; I just knit! Although I have one tiny crochet pattern on Ravelry. It’s free: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/victoriana-bracelet-necklace
Happy birthday! You have so many exciting events coming up 🙂 Also, your new shawl looks lovely – looking forward to the reveal!
Excited to see you at Vogue Portland in November!!! Loving your blog also!!
Thank you, and see you soon! Please come say hi to me when you’re here; I don’t always have names/faces put together.
I have a bunch of blog posts backed up in my head; it’s busy knitting season. I’ll catch up!