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Blog, Fiber Musings, Knitalong / June 26, 2017

Knitting Hacks: Know Your Knitting Speed

You can knit a “time gauge swatch” for your project to get an estimate of how long it will take you – in actual knitting time – to complete it…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / May 26, 2017

Yarn Shop Survival Guide

My first yarn came from my grandmother’s stash when I was about ten years old. Later on (when I had babysitting money burning a hole in my pocket) I relied on the True Value Hardware Store downtown. For real, the hardware store sold yarn…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / May 3, 2017

Knitting Self-Help: Here’s My Secret

Can you relate to any of these? Do you ever avoid a project because of a technique you’re unsure about? Do you ever let a WIP linger in fiber purgatory for far too long because you can’t decide whether or not to frog…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / April 25, 2017

Knit All The Things: How to Win at Multiple Projects

I have a favorite project: it’s called “The New One.”From the acquisition of new yarn, to the winding of hanks into beautiful little cakes, to tracking down the correct needles (and potentially stealing them from a lingering project… more on that later), and…

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