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GARDENING: When not knitting, find me in the garden 🌿 zone 5 : NW CT
🐿 Even though I haven’t been in school for decades, the arrival of Fall, still makes me feel as if I am. After the sleepy summer months, there is a flurry of activity - events to attend (art show openings, theatre, symphony, etc), folks to reconnect with and of course preparations for the upcoming holidays Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukah.
SO given the pile on, I am continually behind with my work. That said, the 5th TickerKnits booklet 🌿 GREEN 🌱 is at the editor’s, so fingers-crossed 🤞🏼it will be out soon.
Also in-the-works is (1) the 6th TickerKnits booklet = SMITTEN ❤️ (2) a marathon-knit of ‘The Lord’s Prayer’ and (3) a new exploration of hat-making ideas that didn’t make it into my hat books, Hip Knit Hats (2005) & Hattitudes (2007).
I learned to knit from my Latvian 🇦🇹 grandmother who emigrated from Riga to the USA in 1916 ( 👉🏼 photo on left). My work can be found in numerous knitting magazines, as well as in seven books including best sellers, Hip Knit Hats (2005), Hattitudes (2009), Short Story (2012), Happy Feet (2014), and Cowlgirls 1 & 2 (2010, 2016).
At the moment, I am using stranded knitting to render letters, words and language as design elements under the logo ‘TICKER KNITS’. 😺 However, when time permits, I continue to work on private commissions and for other publications as well.
I split my time between New York City and New Preston, CT where my other love, my garden resides. 🌿 My daughters, Emma & Lydia, are both muses & models. I know I have made something particularly special when they both vie for it at once!