Fiber Musings

Blog, Fiber Musings / March 28, 2018

Attached: Knitting gadgets, and the crafters who love them

There’s a certain kind of cable needle I like. It’s the one my grandmother gave me when I learned to knit (back in the olden days) and it’s still the one I like best of all the cable needles in the whole…

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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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