Fiber Musings

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, 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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