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Alma Bruneck aka โ€˜nanaโ€™, my grandmother taught me how to knit. She arrived in the USA from Riga, Latvia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น in 1916 ๐ŸŒฟ She also taught my mother about gardening who in time taught me as well.

Alma Bruneck aka โ€˜nanaโ€™, my grandmother taught me how to knit. She arrived in the USA from Riga, Latvia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น in 1916 ๐ŸŒฟ She also taught my mother about gardening who in time taught me as well.

GARDENING: When not knitting, find me in the garden ๐ŸŒฟ zone 5 : NW CT

2019 february

๐Ÿฆ” Punxsutawney Phil predicted a rare early spring on the 2nd February, Groundhog Day this year. That said, weโ€™ve had very little snow in New York City and northwestern CT. I rather miss it -
but it remains great knitting weather, cool enough to let fingers fly!

Iโ€™m still working on SMITTEN โค๏ธ the 6th TickerKnits collection. Think ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ โ€˜Love-is-in-the-Airโ€™โ€ฆ.โ€™He loves me, He loves me notโ€™โ€ฆ.โ€™til death do us part, etcโ€ฆ
Itโ€™s all edited - โ€˜ just need a few more photosโ€ฆ

In recent months, Iโ€™ve also taken up willow basket making - another form of โ€˜interlacingโ€™ - something I have wanted to do for ages. Moreover, I am going all in by planting my own willow field this Spring. Itโ€™s prepped and ready to go - willow cuttings will arrive at the end of March, when theyโ€™ll be planted out. Needless to say, willow weaving is also influencing my knitting design; I am intrigued by basketweave stitch patternsโ€ฆโ€ฆto be continuedโ€ฆ

Stay warm! ๐Ÿ”ฅ

๐Ÿ‘ a painting which hangs in my studio -โ€™never tire of looking at it ๐Ÿค“

๐Ÿ‘ a painting which hangs in my studio -โ€™never tire of looking at it ๐Ÿค“

about me

I learned to knit from my Latvian ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น  grandmother who emigrated from Riga to the USA in 1916 ( ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 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 โ€˜TICKER KNITSโ€™. ๐Ÿ˜บ 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 I love to work in the garden). ๐ŸŒฟ My daughters,  Emma & Lydia, are my muses & models; I know Iโ€™ve made something particularly special when they both vie for it at once! 


 

 

 

 


 

 

   
         
      

 

 

 

 

 
 
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GREEN ๐ŸŒฟ (TK#5)
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COWGIRLS 2  ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ @amazon

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Check out the origins of some common knitting terms according to the  Merriam-Webster dictionary  ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ intarsia knitting by  Jill Promolli

Check out the origins of some common knitting terms according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ intarsia knitting by Jill Promolli