It all began with a long weekend and a sweater that needed to be knit. I’d never actually knit a sweater in four days (was that even possible?), but I had four days at my disposal before another bundle of deadlines hit and I wondered if maybe – just maybe – I could pull it […]
It’s been a bit of a tornado here at Olive Knits headquarters (and by “headquarters” I mean my house), and much of it can be attributed to two things: I’m writing a book with a very aggressive deadline. I had the bright idea to host another 4 day sweater knitalong. Frankly, the book project should […]
The 4 day sweater is back and you can find it here. Last year scores of knitters climbed aboard the party bus of the 4 Day Sweater KAL. Were you one of them? Here’s how it went down: I spontaneously knit a sweater in 4 days (you can read about it here). Knitters across the […]
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.
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.
We did it! – We completed a whirlwind knitalong and lived to tell about it. Even though the official knitalong is over, knitters across the map are still giving it a shot! —————- It started with my crazy personal challenge to knit a sweater in four days, and it exploded into a movement. Knitters all […]