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Blog, Fiber Musings / February 7, 2018

Love Knitting, Hate Sleeves. Why?

I’ve long wondered how it’s possible that we can be insanely passionate about an art form, but then actually dislike part of the process. Why do we do that?I think I’ve figured it out, and – to be honest – it kind of…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / February 1, 2018

Knitting: Am I doing it wrong?

When it comes to knitting, I’m a bit nontraditional. I like to think it’s because my grandmother let me decide what style of knitter I wanted to be. When you’re eleven years old and an adult lets you be the boss of…

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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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