Fiber Musings

Blog, Fiber Musings / September 15, 2017

Variegated Yarn: A Comedy in 7 Acts

I like boring yarn.There. I said it.Okay, by “boring” what I really mean is that I don’t like to get crazy with color. I like solids. Heathers. Tonals. Neutrals. Occasional pops of color that can double as a neutral under the right…

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Blog, Fiber Musings, Tips and Tricks / August 23, 2017

How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Sweater

We’ve all been there.You’ve knit and knit and knit, and eventually (finally!) have a sweater to show for it.  But, wait…Damn it. There’s a problem.What makes good sweaters go wrong? Not to harp on the point (I know I…

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Blog, Fiber Musings / July 26, 2017

Knit Pro: 5 Tricks to Improve Your Knitting

Want to knit like a pro? Stop what you’re doing, pour a cup of coffee and sit with me for a minute.First, you’re a better knitter than you think you are The single biggest mistake I see knitters make is that they…

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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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