Tips and Tricks

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, Tips and Tricks, Tutorials / August 7, 2017

Tips for Adding Ribbon to a Sweater Button Band

Interested in adding a ribbon border inside your sweater button band? Here’s a very basic tutorial to get you started. Basic sewing skills are required.You’ll need: Grosgrain ribbon approximately 1/2″ narrower (give or take) than your button band. This can vary…

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Blog, Tips and Tricks / May 10, 2017

4 Reasons to Get Out of Your Knitting Comfort Zone

Have you ever found a pattern you really wanted to make, but when you looked at the description you realized it required an unfamiliar technique… so you didn’t go for it…

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Blog, Tips and Tricks, Tutorials / March 20, 2017

Knit Better Sweaters – Ease

Have you ever looked at a pattern and struggled to make sense of the ease, or had questions about choosing the right ease to get the results you want? Let’s talk about it!Today we’re going to cover the most common questions about…

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