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. See the finished projects and hear the tales here on Ravelry. 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 […]