Knit All The Sweaters!

We have the perfect opportunities to get you prepped for all kinds of sweater success! This Friday, November 6, Ann Budd will be teaching her Intro to Sweater Design Workshop, from 6:00-9:00pm. Even if you would never think of designing your own pattern, this class will illuminate the way sweaters come together! Learn the fabulous, straight […]

Ann Budd Is Coming To Twisted!

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that Ann Budd, renowned author, designer, and teacher will be visiting Portland – and her first stop is Twisted! Ann is a rockstar knitter. She’s worked for Interweave Press, published patterns in collaboration with Knitting Daily and Quince & Co., and taught knitting classes around the world. And to top it off, Ann […]

“Annetarsia Knits” Book Debut and Trunk Show

Annetarsia Knits Book Debut and Trunk Show Friday, August 1, 5-8pm Snack, sip, and meet Anne Burke, author of the book Annetarsia Knits, as well as the photographers and many other who contributed. Annetarsia Knits will teach you a brand-new way to knit intarsia. This isn’t your grandmother’s intarsia. Instead, it’s easy, fast, and fun! […]

Thrifting and fixing

Shannon here. I’ve become quite addicted (once again) to thrift store shopping, particularly for vintage Pyrex (a new obsession) and clothing for myself. I had forgotten how very enjoyable thrifting can be. A few months ago, I was going through the racks and found a gorgeous, fuzzy, 100% merino sweater in oh, so Shannon colors […]

A (cautionary) tale of two sweaters

Swatches can lie. My Olive Basket is living proof of this sad but unavoidable fact. You see, it all started quite benignly. Kat was making a gorgeous sweater. I coveted said sweater, but couldn’t decide between that and another design. The Twisted Facebook community helped me make that decision. I swatched. I washed said swatch. […]

WITWI Emilyshmemily Contest #3

Congrats to Cathy S for figuring out all the answers to last week’s Where in the World is Emilyshmemily contest! The location was Budapest, Hungary and the pattern was EZ’s Baby Surprise Jacket. Cathy wins a copy of the BSJ pattern and a hand made set of stitch markers from Hungary that look like tiny […]

WITWI Emilyshmemily Contest #2

Congrats to Lenka for figuring out all the answers to last week’s Where in the World is Emilyshmemily contest! The answer was the Sultanahmet (Blue) Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. And the yarn was Schoppel Wolle Zauberball. Lenka wins a skein of Zauberball in her choice of colorway, and a handmade crocheted necklace from Turkey. Courtney […]

Where in the world is Emilyshmemily?

Contest time! Does everyone remember the game show Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Well, it’s time to play Where in the World is Emilyshmemily!!!! Here are the rules: If we’re friends and you actually straight up know where I am, sit on your hands and give someone else a chance. Also, since I’m […]

Knit Happens

So a few of you (I’m talking to you Sheryl!) may have already figured out that every other Wednesday I co-host an internet radio show called Knit Happens on cascadia.fm. Michelle is the main dame who’s there every week, and Kristin and I trade off as her side kick. Just so you know, our show/podcasts […]