Shop Knits and That for artistically handcrafted accessories that are sure to please. Why not express your personal style by choosing an accessory that matches your mood and captures your inner beauty! Are you interested in learning to knit or advancing your skills? Check out my knitting classes; I offer a variety of classes for adults and children. Note that classes are held in Acton, MA. Contact me if you would like more information on products or classes or to place an order.
NEW: I’ve updated my class list for the Winter, 2021 – go to Classes for more information.
5 days 2 hours ago
I'm putting together my Fall/Winter Knitting class schedule and would love some feedback. I plan to offer a mix of in-person and virtual classes. What would you like to see/learn? I'm considering running: CustomFit Sweater, Beyond Beginner Knitting, Beginning Brioche, Intermediate Brioche (hat below is what we'd be knitting), Fixing…
1 week 1 day ago
Here’s the hat from the Hidden River pattern. I especially like the double-fabric brim, made by casting on using Provisional Cast-On.
1 week 6 days ago
I finished the Stranded Knitting class last month. This student did a great job on the mitts (she finished the hat too but I don’t have a photo of it!).
2 weeks 5 days ago
I’ve just finished knitting, blocking and measuring a swatch for a new sweater, Zweig. Knowing your gauge is so important when knitting a sweater for yourself. It’s a lot of work and the last thing I want is an ill-fitting sweater! The markers indicate 4” so then I simply count…
3 weeks 23 hours ago
My version of the 3 color cashmere cowl. I used 5 different yarns (mostly small amounts left over after knitting other projects) Very happy with how it came out!
4 weeks 1 day ago
I started knitting A River Runs Through asymmetric shawl pattern. It uses an I-cord cast on and edges. I’m demonstrating the technique tonight. It’s a bit fussy to work up but I like how it looks.
1 month 13 hours ago
If you like knitting Brioche, Lavanya Patricella has some lovely bandana cowl patterns and she's offering a 20% discount on them through 4/6. Plug in the code BANDANAKAL for the discount. Here's a link to one using DK weight yarn; she has others in fingering, worsted, and bulky. From a…
1 month 6 days ago
I am teaching Beginning Knitting, virtually - we meet 4 times beginning next Thursday night April 8. The class is offered through both Acton-Boxborough Community Ed and Lincoln-Sudbury Adult Ed. If you've ever wanted to learn to knit, this class is for you! Let me know if you're interested.
1 month 1 week ago
I am knitting newborn bonnets for a photographer in Western Massachusetts. Thx Sandra Sandra Berrigan Fallica for suggesting me. Here are the first 2.