Events & Announcements

Finger Lakes Fiber Festival, sponsored by Genesee Valley Handspinners Guild at Hemlock NY Fairgrounds.
Educational, so much fun, even if you don't spin, knit, weave, etc.  Wonderful market.
I will be teaching Domino Knitting, I Fell in Love, Now What So I Do? (working with a variety of fibers, handspun and not), and Dabble in Design (designing a hat with lace and cables).
This is a close to the farm show, full of sheep, fibers, even sheep dog trials.  

7th annual Worldwide Knitting in Public Day on June 8 in Galeton's John J. Collins Centertown Park.  Knitters, spinners, other fiberistas fiber animals, and providers will gather to join with others around the world to celebrate this day.  All ages are invited!
10 - 12 am.  Be prepared for some surprises
Your presence benefits the Galeton Public Library.

18th Does a Bear Knit in the Woods? retreat.  Wednesday, April 3 @ 1:00 through Friday, April 5.
Those wishing to attend Kinzua KnitAway will go together on Saturday.  Contact me for details @

Kinzua KnitAway coming up:  Registration for classes open:  new vendors coming with lots of temptations, nice on-site lunch provided (reservation required). 
Great chance to shop local!
I was pleased to receive third prize in the Gmeiner Regional Art Exhibit.  What a gift Arthur Gmeiner made to the region!

Watch for Finger Lakes Fiber Festival coming in September!

Past events:

18th!!!!  Does a Bear Knit in the Woods? retreat will return to Oak Hall  on Sunday, September 16.  Those wishing can arrive Sept 14 and go together to the Finger Lakes Fiber Festival on Saturday.  Contact me ( for details if you are interested.  

Finger Lakes Fiber Festival, September 16 and 17:
I will be teaching: 
Smart Beginnings and Sweet Endings:  a variety of cast ons and bind offs
Kinzua Knit Away (April 6 and 7)
    a rich local fiber event in Warren PA.  I am thrilled to be back.  

Finger Lakes Fiber Festival in Hemlock NY Sept. 20, 21.    Knitting and Weaving with Handspun, Designing Stash  and Stranded Knitting.   Visit

Kinzua Knit-Away is held in Warren PA will resume in the spring of 2018

Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet and Creative Arts Festival  March 24, 25, 26

Studio Tour at Gmeiner in Wellsboro  opening on February 7 at 2.  Come enjoy a pictorial tour of area artists - including mine.  An imaginative idea!

An old favorite has been done in a new Cascade yarn!  http://www.cascadey

New Noro, 1, 2, 3 Skeins: 30 Colorful Knits just out.  It features my Braided Moebius Cowl, published by Sixth& Spring Books.  Used by permission.  Photography by Rose Callahan and text coppyright 2014 by Sixth and Spring.  Used by permission.  Shown on

Noro Crochet now published!  Here are images of the book and my Flowers and Buttons shawl.
Classes available upon request.
Flowers and Buttons from Crochet Noro, published by Sixth&Spring Books. Photography by Rose Callahan copyright © by Sixth&Spring Books/Knitting Fever, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Ruffled Capelet in 60 Quick Cotton Knits                                                

 Party Wrap is in  the  new Cascade Cowls.            Zealana book features Squall Shawl, shown below. 


1 2 3 Skeins, published by Sixth&Spring Books.                              Cascade 60 Quick Knits Cotton                                                                                                     
Photography by Rose Callahan and text copyright © 2014 by Sixth&Spring Books. Used by permission.

                    Pleased with two Honorable Mentions at the Gmeiner Regional Arts Show:


Lazy Day at the Lake pattern published on         Never a Straight Line - Shetland yarn
Ravelry.   It is a stranded knitted shawl with        stranded knitting 
dragonflies and lily pads and surface 
embellishment.  I saved knitting on it until 
the end of the day - it was my evening reward!  
Knit in Kuani variegated - a dream!

Keep checking this page for announcements about upcoming classes, retreats, etc.!
Click here to view my calendar.

Coming up:
  • New patterns available at ravelry - artsyknits 
  • Does a Bear Knit in the Woods?  November 1 - 3 (4) 2016
  • Watch for Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival in March, 2017.

Does a Bear Knit in the Woods? November 1 - November 3 with extended day the 4th and field trip the 5th, wrapping up at noon on the 6th

posted May 26, 2016, 12:05 PM by   [ updated Aug 26, 2017, 7:37 AM ]

See link below for details.
15th knitting retreat at Oak Hall, Brooklyn PA.

Does a Bear Knit in the Woods? November 2016

posted Jan 18, 2016, 12:19 PM by   [ updated Jul 20, 2016, 12:52 PM ]

Thirteenth Does a Bear Knit in the Woods?    November 1 - 3 (4) 2016

Details at link below or email me at


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posted Aug 22, 2013, 2:26 PM by   [ updated Jan 25, 2015, 8:56 AM ]

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posted Jan 27, 2013, 3:44 PM by   [ updated Jan 25, 2015, 8:58 AM ]

Noro Crochet Book

posted Dec 6, 2012, 4:38 AM by

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Now out. check out my shawl.

Does a Bear Knit in the Woods?

posted Aug 20, 2012, 7:02 AM by   [ updated Dec 6, 2012, 4:35 AM ]

Does a Bear Knit in the Woods? retreat at Oak Hall on WEdnesday, November 7 at 1 pm through Friday at noon, with the option of staying an extra day.
Knitter's Choice with a feature of learning or reviewing the moebius, domino knitting and adapting patterns for size or style details.

New Book loaded with patterns

posted May 15, 2012, 7:33 AM by Linda plummer   [ updated Aug 20, 2012, 7:05 AM by ]

I am delighted that the new 60 More Quick Baby Knits has hit the stores.  The first pattern is one I designed for a very special baby, Alice.

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Knit Simple Winter 2011

posted Feb 21, 2012, 5:42 PM by Linda plummer   [ updated Feb 22, 2012, 6:40 AM by Rebecca Plummer ]

The pattern for this shawl is available in Knit Simple magazine and  on the Knit Simple website.

Does a Bear Knit in the Woods?

posted Feb 21, 2012, 11:08 AM by Linda plummer   [ updated Apr 19, 2012, 12:20 PM ]

By popular request, we will do a Knitter's Choice.  May 28 at 1:00 toMay 30 at noon.  Check attachment for details!  Space limited, as I like to keep these events small.

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