Blog, Fiber Musings, Knitalong / January 17, 2018

How to Knitalong

Remember the old adage “there’s safety in numbers”?When it comes to knitting with friends – especially on a timeline – this little nugget of wisdom seems especially true. A knitalong (or KAL) or crochetalong (CAL) is an opportunity to knit/crochet with a support team…

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Blog, Tips and Tricks / January 13, 2018

Row Gauge: Why it Matters

Tell the truth: When (if?) you knit a gauge swatch, do you measure both stitch gauge and row gauge?I mean, you know stitch gauge matters. You know that having too many or too few stitches in a 4″ swatch means you’ll end up…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / December 27, 2017

Knitting Rules : Love it, or Leave it

Tell me if you know this one:You’re knitting, knitting, knitting, but notice that you keep checking in with yourself about a weird spot twenty rows ago, “Can I live with this mistake?”Or maybe you’re having doubts about the project. Or have…

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Blog, Fiber Musings, Teaching / November 26, 2017

Textile Inspiration – Two Weeks Abroad

Nothing changes you like seeing the world. I’m just home from a couple of weeks in England and Ireland, and – if you’ll indulge me – I’d love to share a bit of inspiration in hopes that it might inspire you, as well.I…

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