When I started knitting, I didn't know about local yarn shops and all the vast world of yarn selection. This was just before Ravelry started, and I learned a lot on the forums at knittinghelp.com. People were talking about this amazing yarn, which they called Mmmmmmmmmalalabrigo…
These two cast ons, the knitted cast-on and the cable cast-on, are very similar. But there are a couple of differences I wanted to talk to you about as…
Twist is what holds the fibers in your yarn together. If you are a spinner or if you've ever watched anyone spin, the basic idea behind spinning is tha…
I've previously shared some tips for weaving in ends, but there's another trick I use when I'm joining a new skein of yarn of the same color that helps…
Recently, in my Build Your Knitting Skills and Confidence Facebook group, someone posted about not feeling like knitting for the past few months, and s…
Did you know that when working with stranded knitting, the way you hold the yarns determines which color will "pop" out a bit more. This is known as co…
Today I'd like to introduce you to a wonderful breed of sheep: Cormo. Cormo sheep are a combination of Corriedale and Merino and were originally develo…
I was working on a project and came to a row of knitting that made me pause while I figured out what it meant. Here's what I read: (k2tog) twice, (yo, …
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