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
Simply put... yes... maybe!
Ok, ok, you can stop rolling your eyes now. But seriously, the answer can be a confusing one to decipher so I'm going to share my experiences and a list of resources to help you prepare for your upcoming travel plans so that you aren't at risk of losing your needles... much less your precious WIP (work in progress) as you go through security.Read More
Last week I was able to share about the ol' kfb - a method of increasing that doesn't leave a gap. This week I get to share about the opposite - a method of decreasing: the ssk, or slip slip knit.Read More
*rubbing my hands together in anticipation* I loooooove tackling questions like this because there is a clear answer, but it also opens up the door to share more information! So here it goes.Read More