Blog, Land & Sea / March 29, 2017

Knitting for Warm Weather & Seasonal Transitions

Knitting isn’t a winter sport. When the calendar marches toward spring, I immediately gravitate to lightweight yarns and transitional projects like this one: Apogean.I love pieces I can layer, and lightweight knits hit the spot beautifully as they can often dance between being…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / March 27, 2017

Knitting Fiascos: This Sweater Had Long Sleeves

Sweater knitters, pull up a chair and prepare to hear a familiar tale.My vision for this design was long sleeves. It’s how I imagined it from day one. The design process is a little hard to explain, because – for me – it evolves as…

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Blog, Tips and Tricks, Tutorials / March 20, 2017

Knit Better Sweaters – Ease

Have you ever looked at a pattern and struggled to make sense of the ease, or had questions about choosing the right ease to get the results you want? Let’s talk about it!Today we’re going to cover the most common questions about…

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Fiber Musings / March 15, 2017

Knitting Challenges: Sweaters With Buttons

If you knit sweaters, you’ve likely needed a button or two. Or fourteen. After the time and investment of knitting a sweater by hand, you don’t want to throw on any old buttons. (Actually, sometimes you DO want old buttons, but the point…

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