What’s ahead for February 2024!

In 2017, I was invited to teach all over New Zealand for two months.  I am thrilled to be going back again in February on a cruise ship. (I hope I’ll have time to look up some friends I made on my first trip.)  The ship will also visit Australia and Tasmania.  I hope to […]

A Workshop June 3 in Vermont

I will be teaching for the adorable shop Six Loose Ladies in Chester, VT.  They have selected my workshop Latvian Mittens and it will run from 9 to 4.  I hope to see you there!   Description The beautiful mittens of Latvia will be studied in this class and an adult mitten will be knitted […]

A Three-Day Gansey Design Workshop!

September 23-25, 2022 I will be teaching a design workshop for Bazaar Girls in Port Townsend, WA. The class is full, but for more information or to be put on the waiting list, click this link to their website.

The Third Star Fiber Artist Guild in NJ

On August 20-21, I will be teaching for the  Third Star Fiber Artist Guild. The classes they have selected are  Latvian Fingerless Mitts and  Swedish Twined Mittens (newly updated).  For more information, or to register, email anndevittATcomcastDOTcom.

My Vermont Retreat in May

Come to Vermont May 19-22, 2022 to learn about the wonderful Norwegian Fana Cardigan.  We’ll make a cute little sampler that teaches you all the tricks for a professional-looking garment. We’ll start with casting on and working the ribbing in an unusual way to create a smooth transition for the buttonbands.  You’ll learn how to […]

Stitches West classes and More!

    In March, I will travel to Sacramento for Stitches West, where I will teach over the 3-6th. (Note, the Early Bird pricing has been extended for a bit longer!): • Traditional Gansey Techniques (Sold Out) • Fair Isle Tams (Sold Out) • Swedish Twined Knit Mitts  AND, a new addition to my list […]

A Sale of NON-Digital Items

Hey! 30% off on my inventory for tools and kits and needles until they are gone by the end of December.  I am closing my mail-order business. All my digital items (patterns and DVDs) will still be available here and in my Ravelry store. Here is a link to some of the tools, and here […]

2022 Red Alder Fiber Retreat!

Registration is open for the Red Alder Fiber Retreat to be held in Tacoma, WA in February 2022.  I will be teaching three classes: The Norwegian Purl, Unique Latvian Cuffs, and the Icelandic Lopapeysa Cardigan.  The dates are February 17-20.  You can register here.

October Sale

This month I am putting on sale my Norwegian Mitten kits (15% off) and Helix Sock Kits (25% off). Get them while in stock!

September Sale

This month three items are for sale through September 30, 15 % off each! Check out the  Wooden Swifts, Snowy Night Mitten kits, and the Knitting Gansey DVD (hard copy only)! Wooden Umbrella Swifts                   Snowy Night mitten kit:                 […]


For the month of August I have some selected items on sale, some as much as 25% off!  Ball -winders, blocking mats, wooden darning eggs, stitch holder sets.         View post on imgur.com

Finally, A LIVE Class: Estonian Roositud Techniques

I am so excited as I look forward to my next retreat here in Vermont, held August 12-15, 2021. I have really enjoyed knitting samples for this class and the handout is almost done.  I can’t wait to meet up with my students, new people to my retreat, and those returning!  It will be a […]


Come to a Swedish Knitting Tour, Melissa Leapman’s virtual event July 9-11.  This online event includes classes with several knitting instructors (I’m teaching Tvåändsstickning, an Intro to Twined Knitting), a special goody box full of fun stuff, and even a Swedish paper-arts party!  You can register here. Twined knitting, or two-end knitting, makes beautiful motifs while […]

JUNE: A Tam class!

Hosted by BazaarGirls.com, I will be teaching this virtual class on June 12 and 26. Each session is 3 hours long, a total of 6 hours for the full class.  There are two weeks between sessions to knit. Students will knit from my pattern “A Family Tam” (which comes in 4 sizes) with 4 colors. […]

May: The Cowichan-Inspired Cardigan

I will be teaching my workshop the Cowichan-inspired Cardigan for Stitches at Home in 2-hour segments on May 15, 16, 22, and 23. There is such a rich variety of wonderful construction techniques in the Cowichan, a sweater developed by the Coast Salish people of Vancouver Island. Students will learn to knit pockets, work with […]

Fiberside Chat

On April 25, 2021, I will be presenting a lecture on 19th-century traditional knitting, highlighting techniques that have been forgotten that are useful even today in our modern knitting.  Knitting from England, Scotland, Demark, Norway, Sweden, and more will be shown in slides.  I will also demonstrate how to create the Channel Island Cast-on.  There […]