My current work in progress:

Seaforth designed by Alice Starmore, knit in British Breeds 5-ply Guernsey Wool on US 3 needles.


News Flash!!

Look at this!


  1. Congratulations, Wendy! Now you have your very own ISBN number…. Look forward to seeing the new arrival.

  2. Excellent! Way to go, Wendy! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. FANTASTIC !!!!
    Many congratulations, I want a copy!!!!

  4. Wooo!

  5. omg, that is too too exciting ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Congratulations! Looking forward to reading it!

  7. JerseyGirl says:

    Awesome! Can’t wait!

  8. Awesome!

  9. Hmmm…I wonder if we could all sell out the first printing in pre-orders! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Isn’t that great?!!! Congrats and I’m pre-ordering now if I can remember my Amazon password.

  11. Congratulations! Can’t wait to see it! Is Lucy in it too?

  12. Shirley Gallagher says:

    Way to go!! How exciting – can’t wait to see it. Is it dedicated to Lucy?

  13. I’m putting it on my Amazon Wish List…
    Very cool.

  14. Congratulations!
    I’ll put in an order as soon as it’s available in Europe – really looking forward to reading it!

  15. Ann in CT says:

    Hey, that’s right after my birtthday! And I still have an Amazon gift certificate from my last birthday, now I finally have something to spend it on.
    But how do we get them signed?

  16. Congratulations!

  17. Congratulations Wendy!

    I have pre-ordered three copies, one for me and two for knitting friends in Sweden.

  18. Louise in Maryland says:

    Should we be ordering from Amazon? Will Knit Happens be carrying them?

    Also, I note the baby boots take 3 different balls of yarn – is there enough left to make a second set?

  19. Congrats, Wendy! How exciting!

  20. Congrats! I can’t wait!
    Is it a ‘refections on knitting’ or a ‘patterny goodness’ kind of thing?

  21. Woohoo!!! Can’t wait for it to come out so I can buy it! (It went right on to the wish list.)

  22. Nice job…are you going to start a promotion tour soon????

  23. That’s great Wendy! So many new knitting books coming out…wow!

  24. Congratulations! I’m counting the days…

  25. Oh, Wendy! This is thrilling. Thrilling! And I love the title. Congrats!

  26. Rockin’! Way to go Wendy!

  27. Woo!

    And by the time it comes out, I ought to have enough money to buy it, too!

  28. woot!!! cant wait to see the cover ๐Ÿ™‚

  29. Does Lucy do autographs too? My bird might like her autograph on it. ๐Ÿ˜€

  30. Congratulations, Wendy!! I can’t wait to pick up my copy. You must be so excited!

  31. WooHoo! Is it real yet? How awesome. I’m preordering today.

  32. Mmm… when do we get it over here?? How very exciting! A.x

  33. Congrats! you go girl. I can’t wait to see it

  34. Susan Maurer says:

    Congratulations! Woo hoo! I notice the release date is late April 2006. Can we wait that long? I guess it gives Lucy time to practice autographs (as if she need practice).

  35. Well, congratulations! That IS Exciting! Can’t wait to see the cover (not to mention the book)

  36. Mazel tov, Wendy! I just added it to my Amazon Wish List. Hopefully someone will pre-order it for me for Hanukkah. If not, I’ll be online Jan. 2 to pre-order it for myself. Plus a copy for my mom, my cousin, my friends….

  37. My order is in! Sadly I doubt you’ll get way out here for any book signings, although it’s possible!

  38. Woo hoo! I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy! Congrats!

  39. COOL!

  40. Can’t wait to make the “buy”! Kudos!

  41. I’ll have you know you just made me squeal, right here in the office. I’ve got it preordered now. Wheeeee!

  42. Kick Ass!!!! Congrats!!

  43. Good for you!!!!

    You have been so open and gracious and helpful to so many knitters…I am very happy to see wonderful things coming your way ;o)


  44. Wooo!! I’m impressed!! When are we going to have it translated into Portuguese? Did you know that you have many readers in Brazil??

  45. Hooray!! What will we have to do to get our book signed? ๐Ÿ™‚

    LOVE the Baby Uggs. Perfect colors and shape and everything.

  46. Cool!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  47. WOOT!

  48. Very cool!! Congratulations!!!

  49. Many congratulations, Wendy!

  50. Awesome!!!

  51. Yay Wendy! When’s Lucy coming out with her book ๐Ÿ˜‰

  52. WOOT!!! WOOT!!! WOOT!!!

  53. SQUEE! Congratulations!

  54. WOW! It’s going to feel like forever until it comes out. Congrats!

  55. Wendy! This is too exciting! I already told my husband that I’m buying your book the second it’s available – now there’s an actual date to look forward to! ๐Ÿ™‚ Congratulations!

  56. Yay Wendy!!! It will definitely be on MY shopping list!!!!

  57. Yay Wendy!!! It will definitely be on MY shopping list!!!!

  58. Ooooo – I’m so getting a copy. That’s wonderful, Wendy! Congratulations!

  59. Ah…Wendy…I knew her when…I can hardly wait to see what you wear on your guest visit to Knitty Gritty!

    You rock!

  60. How exciting! And only a six month gestation period! I will be in line when it hatches!

  61. Congratulations. Looking forward to the release.

  62. Yahoo! When it’s on Amazon, it’s a book.

    Hoping we can get our signed copies from …. perhaps KH? xoxo Kay

  63. Just tooooooooo exciting! Congrats and can hardly wait! Book tours?

  64. Go you!!! Major Congrats!

  65. Alice in Richmond says:

    I’ll be gobsmacked. Heh Heh

    Best Wishes!!!!

  66. Yeah! I can stop pacing.
    Congratulations. Can’t wait.

  67. Congratulations. Do you know your ISBN number by heart yet?

  68. Congratulations!!

  69. Congratulations! How do we get signed copies? I see a book signing tour in the future.:)

  70. Beth Bentley says:

    Congratulations from the bottom of my heart. I have pre-ordered this day and can’t wait for the arrival.

  71. Yippeee!! Congratulations :). I will be getting this one for sure :).

  72. Well, this does answer the question, “what do you get the girl who has everything”? Her own ISBN number!

    Oh darn, now I have an excuse to buy yet ANOTHER knitting book! After all, one does have to support one peers!

    Congratulations on your baby being in print!

  73. Howey cwap, Batman. That is a nice long wait for a pre-order but what the heck. Congrats in advance!

  74. How exciting, can’t wait to get my very own copy. Congratulations!

  75. Congrats! (from a lurker who adores your cat and lace)
    It’s in my Amazon wish list waiting for the release date.

  76. Congratulations!

  77. Alright! Got mine pre-ordered…I can see this will be as bad as waiting for harry potter…..

  78. Wendy,

    My heartiest congratulations. You are a tremendous asset to the knitting community, and I know your book will be a huge, not to mentioned well-deserved, success. I’m really pleased for you!


  79. That’s so exciting! I agree with Lani 100%! I hope you’ll do a book tour…

  80. How wonderful! Congratulations, Wendy. Can’t wait for the release.

  81. this is so exciting!!

  82. Yea Wendy! This book I must have. :o)

  83. Wonderful! Congratulations!

  84. Wow! Congrats, Wendy! Make sure you have a book signing around these parts, OK?

  85. Congratulations!!

  86. This is wonderful! Congratulations!

  87. WooHoo!!! Congratulations!

  88. elizabeth says:

    I second a booksigning tour. Might I suggest Vermont??! We have Kaleidoscope Yarn or my personal favorite Knitter’s Laine in Shelburne!! Lucy should accompany you…

  89. That is SO AWESOME Wendy!! I’ve loved reading your blog and seeing pictures of Lucy and can’t wait till April 2006 to see the book ๐Ÿ™‚

    BIG congrats. That is so awesome

  90. Waaay cool, lady!