Archive For January, 2011

Stump the Chart Wizard

By | January 25, 2011

When most knitting books go on the road, they go in the form of a trunk show: garments featured in the book are packed up, shipped to a yarn shop, and displayed prominently. Knitters get to see and feel the garments, and sometimes try them on. The books get a kick out of all the […]

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They made it!

By | January 18, 2011

All morning, I kept listening for the tell-tale drone of the UPS truck. False alarms made me all jittery, then crushed my spirit. Finally, mid-day, these arrived: Books! Not a mere idea, not a bunch of InDesign files, but real, live, don’t-stub-your-toe-on-the-boxes books! Charts Made Simple was so long in the making, I wasn’t sure […]

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Sock news

By | January 6, 2011

Sock Summit 2011 is approaching fast, and nobody knows it better than ST-1. Among a million other tasks, they’ve got to figure out who will teach what during four sock-filled days. Imagine: dozens of teachers, umpteen three- and one-hour time slots, untold numbers of tantalizing topics. The mind boggles at the thought of spreadsheets bursting […]

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