crochet border knittingSometimes you just want a little extra edging on a knitting project. Sure, you could pick up stitches around the edge of, say, a sweater, and knit a little lace at the bottom.

But it’s a major pain to knit …

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weaving in endsOne little thing that can trip people up when they’re finishing a knit item is how to weave in the ends. I guess that’s because there’s no universally approved right way to do it (as with so much else in …

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finishing knitsNow that you’ve decided which projects you want to finish and which ones you don’t (and hopefully dealt with those you didn’t want to finish quickly and without regret) it’s time to decide how you’re going to go about finishing …

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stash bustingIf you have yarn that you like but there’s just too much of it for you to knit it all for yourself and those friends and family members who who be grateful (because, let’s face it, not everyone in our …

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stash bustingI have offered you a lot of great ideas this month on how to use bits of stash, big and small. But if you need even more ideas, you might want to check out a book or two on stash …

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scarf book winnersWe have two winners for the Scarf Style 2 book: commenters 36 and 64.

Stephanie S., number 36, says she’s a new knitter so she doesn’t have a favorite scarf yet.

And number 64, Maryanne, says there are too many …

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yarn whisperer winAll your comments about how you settle in on a cold day make me wish it were colder where I live! I think I’m finally ready for fall.

The winner (I totally just typed “winter,” ha!) of The Yarn Whisperer

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harry potter knits winSometimes the random number generator doesn’t seem all that random, but today’s lucky winners are commenters number 41 and 45.

Renee says she loves Fluffy, the “three-headed puppy,” and I’m pretty sure she’s the only person who said that, so …

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baby blanket winnersTwo winners today; thanks to everyone who commented!

The winners are numbers 66 and 82. Sixty-six is Carol, who said

I love to knit cute little baby sweaters. Blankets are perfect too as every baby needs a “binky”!!

and 82 …

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monster book winnerHi, guys! I was sort of on vacation last week so I missed awarding the Big Book of Knitted Monsters book. The random winner is number 46, Alexandra, who had a pretty great answer to my question so I’m going …

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just like me knits winnerThanks to everyone who shared about their favorite dolls and toys last week! The winner of Just Like Me Knits is commenter 24, Sue, who said

My favorite doll was Barbie. I still have it and all of the clothes

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The winner of the baby books this week is commenter number 18, Pat, who said she’s most looking forward to checking out Chic Knits for Babies and Toddlers. It’s a really cute book; I have no idea why I neglected …

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quick and easy winnersThanks to everyone who entered this week. I’m sorry you couldn’t all win! (But for those of you who didn’t, my book is available on Amazon, and at select JoAnn, Michaels and Hobby Lobby stores; please ask for it!)…

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home book winnerHappy Monday, everyone!

The winner of the Debbie Bliss book is commenter 33, Anne Marie, who says she cools down in summer by using the grill and running the AC. Sounds about like how we do it here!

Congratulations and …

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dvd winnerI’m going to blame it on the holiday(s) that this giveaway was kind of light in terms of entries, because I was sure this was something everyone would go for!

No matter, this week’s winner is number 16, Jane, who …

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