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Knitting
The Luxury That's Always Affordable
Aside from the odd $65 ball of some exotic fiber combed from the underbelly of an albino yak, most yarns that we buy and use are well within our personal comfort zones of "affordable luxury."

And the beauty is that the joy doesn't end with the purchase - it's just begun!  There's the matching the yarn to the right pattern, the working of the swatch, the actual knitting of the garment and then the wearing - or gifting - of the item.

Each step brings us a little more joy, a little more peace and calm, and a lot more happiness.  As I am fond of telling my students, "We don't knit to make things."  

We all know we can purchase a sweater at a department store cheaper, easier and faster than we could ever knit it.  

No, we don't knit to make things, we knit to make ourselves happy.

New Dates
East Coast Fun
As long as I'm going to be in Rhode Island I figured I'd try to do a few classes in the Boston area.  I'll be at Webs out in Western, MA on Nov 1st, and I'm tentatively scheduled for Seed Stitch Yarns in Salem, MN on Nov 5th.  

And, of course, I'll be at Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI on Nov 7-9 with Norah Gaughan, talking about knitting and maybe even singing (with enough beer...)

If you're in New England, I hope to see you at one of these engagements!

Annie Modesitt
Knit with Courage, Live with Hope
10,000 Lakes – One Diagnosis

Knit with Courage, Live with Hope


This memoir of a one family’s year draws the separate strands of their struggles, victories, and small joys together into a compelling and encouraging narrative.  

We can’t choose the disease, but we CAN choose hope.

 
Annie Modesitt Fall 2008 Engagements
When? Where? How to Register? Classes Offered?
October Memphis Knitting Guild, Memphis TN Weekend of Oct 9-12
Exact Dates TBD
Lakeside Lace & Cable Knitting 

$280 for the weekend, which includes 9 full hours of knitting lessons (by me!) and double occupancy accommodation (you'll share a room) and continental breakfasts.
Email Barb or call 952-473-0669 or 952-994-5754 to make reservations at the MEDAYTO ROSE COTTAGE in Spicer, MN on Green Lake
October 17 - 19

Cable Tips - Friday Evening
Combination Knitting - Sat Morning
The Gigi Lace Scarf Sat Afternoon
Tips & Tricks - Sun Morning
Class Size is Very Limited!
November Webs
75 Service Center Rd.
Northampton, MA 01060

Email Pixie, or call
800-367 9327
Nov 1
Love your Lace!

11/1/2008 10:00 AM

Knitting With Beads
11/1/2008 2:00 PM
Slater Mill
67 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
401.725.8638
Email Chandler, or call 401-725-8638 ext. 107 Nov 7 - 9

Booksigning (& Talk with Norah Gaughan)
11/7/2008 7:00 PM

Combination Knitting
11/8/2008 9:00 AM

Combination Knitting
11/8/2008 1:00 PM

Love your Lace!
11/9/2008 9:00 AM

Minnesota Modular Knitting

$280 for the weekend, which includes 9 full hours of knitting lessons (by me!) and double occupancy accommodation (you'll share a room) and continental breakfasts.
Email Barb or call 952-473-0669 or 952-994-5754 to make reservations at the MEDAYTO ROSE COTTAGE in Spicer, MN on Green Lake
Nov 14 - 16

Universal Mitered Bag
Create a swatch - Friday Evening
Move from swatch to bag - Sat Morning
Continue with bag - Sat Afternoon
Bag finishing techniques
& felting tips - Sun Morning









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