Does your cast on count as a row? How do you count rows? How to keep track of rows? These popular knitting questions are answered as well as a helpful tips, tricks, and lots of how-to videos.Read More
So, last week in our Knitting Tips blog post I talked about the two main stitches found in knitting, knit and purl, and the basic application of those stitches to create different knit fabrics.
Today, I'd like to take this knowledge a bit further and talk about the next steps in using these two main stitches to create fabrics and how they might be used.Read More
Knitting socks or sleeves two at a time (2aat) is, in my not so humble opinion, the best way to avoid SSS (second sock syndrome) or SI (sleeve island). Both of these issues crop up when one of two identical items are complete and the thought of repeating the exact same steps again make us crazy! But, I have a solution that might just keep your fingers working without the dreaded SSS!Read More
*evil grin* However long you want it to be!
Alright, all kidding aside, that kinda sorta IS the actual answer. But I suspect what we should really discuss is how long should a scarf be for any given style. So let's break it down into some categories!Read More
Knitting needles! The options are endless and what much of it comes down to is preference. Do you prefer wood (less slippery) to metal (pointier for lace and fine detail work), straights or circulars?
Here's a run down of the different types of needles, their uses and the best way to get started on building your pefect collection.Read More