Since I have been sidelined by a crafting-related injury that has made my hands and arms hurt, I’ve been researching some stretches and things that can make my hands and arms a little stronger and healthier.
It just happened that …
A few weeks ago when I was trying to post stitch of the week roundups (which I really will try to start doing again, I promise!) I talked about Feather and Fan, which is a great little lace pattern …
I think this may be the first time my pin of the week from my Knitting Pinterest board is actually something I pinned in the last week, but I’ve had lace knitting on the brain lately, and working with drop …
Here’s a great tip from the knitting blog over at WEBS: when starting a new pieced sweater pattern, knit the sleeves first.
If you’re trying out a new technique, want to see how colors work together or just want …
If you’re the kind of knitter who hates math — and I think that covers a lot of us! — you need to know about the Stitch Pattern Calculator from Laylock Knitwear Design.
This is a really simple, powerful concept. …
If you’ve ever knit a sweater or another big project you know that it’s not always done just because the knitting is finished. There are some little things that you can do that make the finished knit look so much …
This week’s favorite from the vaults of my knitting board on Pinterest is a post from Tricksy Knitter on how to knit ruffles. As you can see from the picture there are tons of different ways to add a …
Back in the day when my About site was young, I worked a swatch of some common knitting stitch almost weekly. (You can find them in my stitch pattern glossary.) I guess I got busy and had covered so …
I’ve been working on a project — which I’ll share with you as soon as it’s done! — that is a mostly plain hat with some colorwork. I’d been resistant on working the colorwork section, and once I started knitting …
I know I’m not the only person who pins things on Pinterest and then never looks at them again. (Please tell me I’m not alone in this!) So to help encourage me to look back at those things that I’ve …
This video from Coldwater Creek is actually about wearing cloth scarves, but you can …
These are little almost …
I’m sure you’ve seen the explosion of novelty yarns in the stores the past couple of years, and one genre of these yarns that is a lot of fun is the ruffle yarn. Red Heart’s Boutique Sashay yarn is probably …