Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Stitch Red

Stitch Red - Sticking it to Heart Disease 
I just received an e-mail newsletter from Classic Elite Yarns.  They are participating in an initiative called Stitch Red.  Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States.  While one in thirty women will die from breast cancer, one in four will die from heart disease.  Please visit the Stitch Red website:  http://www.stitchred.com/.  By purchasing yarn, patterns and products from the participating partners, you will be supporting the awareness campaign of this group.  

Show your support by knitting something red!  Classic Elite Yarns is offering a free e-book with 4 beautiful patterns all worked in their red yarns.  
 Stitch Red
I've done the little lace Camellia shawl and it so fun to knit. You can download the e-book patterns here:  http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Web-Letter-245-Stitch-Red-eBook--four-free-patterns-from-Classic-Elite-Yarns.html?soid=1100563279288&aid=6CisuHdsUk0

So knit something red as a reminder to take care of yourself and your heart!

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Finally, A New Post!

I've really got to get working on this blog.  I have just been incredibly busy lately.  One project that I just completed was teaching at an all-day knitting workshop sponsored by the Laurel Highlands Knitting Guild.  It was held at the Ramada Inn in Ligonier on Sunday.  There were 27 knitters in attendance; members of knitting guilds from Ligonier, Greensburg, Somerset, Monroeville and Indiana.  We had a wonderful time as I taught Short Row techniques in a 3 hour morning class and then discussed Trends, Tips, Techniques and Troubleshooting in the afternoon.  It is so nice to spend a day with enthusiastic knitters.  Lots of knitting, great conversations and lots of laughs.
Now on to my next big project.  And it's a big one.  I am not at liberty to reveal what it is yet.  There will be a large publicity blitz in September.  SUPER EXCITING!!!!!  And lots of work!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

My Venture into Social Media

So they say that in order to be successful in business, you must be active in all forms of social media.  Websites, Facebook, Blogs, Twitter, YouTube, Google+.  I've got a lot to learn!  In my former life, BK (before kids), I was actually a computer programmer.  I worked on the state of the art Data General computer system.  The system looked kind of like this.

                              And the disk drive looked like this.

                          And this is how we backed up the data.


So as you can see, I've got a lot to learn.  I'm slowly figuring out how to navigate my way around my blog.  Please bear with me as I learn all about widgets, gadgets, badges and all of the other blogger stuff.  Hopefully, you will see my blog improve as I learn more each day.

Through this blog, I hope to share with you how knitting came into my life and how it has been a blessing for me. 

Until next time,
Knit On!

Saturday, March 10, 2012

My New Blog!!!

Wow!  I've finally ventured into the blogging world.  I'm slowly trying to figure out how all of this works and I'm looking forward to sharing my thoughts and ideas.  Please bear with me as I learn my way through the blogging process.