I recently knit with Louet Kollage square knitting needles for the first time. I have been designing several spa cloths using two strands of Louet Euroflax linen held together and due to the nature of the linen, I decided to try using the square needles. I am so pleased with the process of knitting with… Continue reading Have you tried Square Knitting Needles?
From my House to yours, Happy Holidays!
I formed Knit n Sew Studio and this blog many years ago to share my passion for for knitting and sewing. Now I’d like to introduce the new home of my blog, knitting patterns, and sewing projects: Stitches by Debbie.com When you visit, I hope you enjoy the blog and my designs. I will continue… Continue reading Knit n Sew Studio is Moving
Now that I’m free to use my time as I please, I spend a good part of each day knitting and sewing. There are a lot of other creative activities that I enjoy including painting so I’ve gone back to a weekly ceramic class. I did many ceramic pieces in the 1970’s and in addition… Continue reading A Bit of Ceramics
Leisure Arts, one of my long time favorite providers of knitting patterns and the publisher of my Knit Dress Dishcloths Knitting Patterns, sent me a copy of their new publication, Cozy Fashion Accents. I was pleased to find 10 sets that each include a headband, boot cuffs, and a scarf to match. The final pages… Continue reading Knitting Headbands, Boot Cuffs, and Scarves, Oh My!
Last Summer, I was recovering from losing my beloved dog, Sam. As always, I turned to my knitting. I decided to design and knit a 5 inch bear. These are the original knit bears. I decided that Henry had a message to share so I came up with “Hug me tight, everything will be alright.”… Continue reading Intoducing Huggable Henry Knit Bear
In the next few months, I’ll be moving into a new knitting and sewing studio space. I’ve been busy using Pinterest and searching the web for ideas. Here’s a few must haves from my Pinterest Boards Sewing Machine Table from Wayfair Sewing Chair from Wayfair And this is just for sewing. Now I need to… Continue reading Must haves for my New Studio
To my Customers and Followers, This gift to Heifer in your honor is a driving force for change and will help to end hunger and poverty worldwide. Thank you for your support throughout the year Happy Holidays,Deborah IT’S THE BEGINNING OF AN EXTRAORDINARY CHAIN OF GIVING This living gift to Heifer International given in your… Continue reading Holiday Thank You
This Fall I debuted Stitches by Debbie, the retail products of Knit n Sew Studio at 2 local craft fairs. The first one was at the end of September and was a street fair. This was a new experience for me. I needed to invest in a sign and a canopy tent. I had a… Continue reading Fall Craft Fair Experiences