Named for my alma mater, BARNARD!

September 8, 2016

So many years ago now, I graduated from Barnard College. Going to an all women’s college and to Barnard, specifically, was one of the best decision I made in my life! The curriculum was formidable, the faculty were demanding, the students were engaging, and the city was mesmerizing. As scared as I was to go […]

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First up, Wellesley — come join the KAL!

August 31, 2016

My mother went to Wellesley, so there was no shortage of stories about the college when we were growing up. There are old photos of her during those years with pigtails and wearing bobby socks and saddle shoes, blue jeans and her father’s old shirts. And my father told of meeting her for their first […]

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Preview VERSACIKNITS Sisterhood

August 20, 2016

Here is a preview of the VERSACIKNITS Sisterhood collection. Take a peak and then head over to ravelry and buy a copy of the e-book. In celebration, 100% of ebook sales through September will be donated to Planned Parenthood! And you will be saving 40% off of the price of the individual patterns. BUY NOW […]

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Introducing VERSACIKNITS Sisterhood!

August 18, 2016

We are so excited to introduce Sisterhood, a collection of six wearable knits celebrating women of all ages, shapes and sizes!   Click on the cover to view the designs in more detail!   A tribute to those who forged our path — from women’s suffrage to the 2016 election — these designs celebrate all that […]

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I’m hitting the road!

March 28, 2016

Over the next few months VERSACIKNITS will be in Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New York. I’ll will have tons of samples to try on, VERSACIKNITS booklets and patterns to buy (and if you ask I will sign them) and classes to teach. And, of course, my hosts will have lots of yarn! Come join me on the road! […]

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Introducing HERRING: an easy-to-knit, modern wrap

March 10, 2016

As you already know, I am not a traditional lace shawl knitter, but I fell in love with the look of this simple lace pattern, while swatching for a new sweater idea. Most of the time, I find lace knitting to be tedious, but with this pattern I found that I could get into the […]

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Come see us at Vogue Knitting Live NYC!

January 13, 2016

This weekend is Vogue Knitting Live NYC at the Marriott Marquis Hotel and VERSACIKNITS will be on the 5th floor in Booths 417, 419 and 421 with Cornwall Yarn Shop! We will have lots of samples to try on, books and patterns to buy (if you ask, I will be happy to sign them) and plenty of yarn. […]

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Time to start knitting for yourself again; introducing OPEN STAR!

December 18, 2015

Let’s face it, we have been knitting for others for months and it is just about time to knit for ourselves again. And I have the perfect cardigan for you. Introducing OPEN STAR! Simple, elegant lines. Classic shape. Interesting texture. Comfortable fit. This is the type of sweater you can wear every day! Shown in The Plucky […]

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Celebrating 25 years of marriage with 25% off all VERSACIKNITS patterns!

November 19, 2015

There are not many milestones that mean as much as 25 years of marriage. Let’s face it, it is hard to be married to someone for 25 years, no matter how much you love and enjoy each other. But here I am at 25 years and happy as a clam! So, I’m sharing my happiness […]

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Meet “paper cranes”!

October 15, 2015

Let’s face it, I am not a shawl designer. But when my daughter announced that she was getting married, I knew I needed to knit her a wedding shawl. It took months to find the right inspiration. It began when I discovered Seven Sisters Arts at VKL NYC last January. We have summered in Maine […]

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