Online Courses

An open book and a  set of circular needles containing stitches of a project

Available Now!

Many of us jump into knitting sweaters without ever learning how to really read and interpret a pattern. In this free class, we'll talk about how to get the most--and the most relevant information--from your patterns so that your projects will be successful! The class discusses three free patterns available online.

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Available December 2021

Do you have a hand-me-down, store bought, or fantasy sweater that you want to recreate or clone? This class will help you dissect the garment and recreate it--often for the better! As a bonus, you'll also receive a copy of the Phoenix Pullover.

A blue cabled swatch on a red background

Available June 2022

So, your pattern calls for a specific yarn, but it's out of stock. Or, you simply want to use another yarn for a variety of reasons. This class is for you! We'll talk about yarn structure and how to make successful substitutions.

A close-up of the Parks and Rec Pullover v-neck collar

Available Now!

This class will help you see patterns as recipes full of potential for change! We'll discuss and some of the most common modifications, including yarn substitution and mods for fit and ease of knitting. This class includes five lessons and free copies of Ailbiona McLochlainn's Scéal Grá and my own Parks & Rec Pullover. 


Available February 2022

Have you ever loved a cowl so much that you wished it were a cardigan? In this class, we'll set you on the path to making your first "cowligan" and explore some fun ideas along the way. Ideally this class will also have a workshop component for those who want to knit along.

The page of  a pattern with a small knitting project set on top of it

Available August 2022

Do you have a pattern you simply must knit . . .  but it's in another language? This class will give you many of the tools for making the translation. We'll discuss strategies for translating patterns into English AND offer tips for knitters whose first language isn't English.

A swatch of colorwork with a ruler on top of the knitting

Lessons 1-3 Available Now

Want to take your pattern modification skills to the next level? Do you like to think outside the box? Then this class is for you! We'll discuss pattern mash-ups, designing new elements, and re-engineering, so you'll be ready to bring your creative visions to life! Lessons will be released each Friday between 10/8 and 11/5; then the full course will be available!

A colorwork sweater that has been disassembled at the bust

Available April 2022

Do you have a sweater that's just not quite right? You love it, but you also need it to change . . .  this class will walk you through the process of making the modifications that will make your knitted sweater better--after you've cast off!