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I’ll give away a book every few days so I can get them shipped to you by Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate!) Ideally, if you win one of them it would be a lovely gift for YOU (and you can make gifts for your friends USING the book!) Continue reading
History on Two Needles is moving along VERY well, amazingly well, and I’m astounded at how the outpouring of support (financial and moral) from the Kickstarter was able to kick ME in the butt and get this thing finished! I … Continue reading
The result is a lot of bang for the buck, and a chance for knitters to expand their horizons in a non-threatening way. Continue reading
Are you tired of left decreases that don’t quite live up to the expectations of their right leaning siblings? Here’s a great way to create balanced, good-looking left decreases! Continue reading
For years I had eschewed the humble garter stitch. I prefer stockinette stitch, and I am afraid that I looked down on garter. This was wrong of me, and to make up for it I’m doing an entire KIMONO in garter for Interweave Knits. It’s a modular piece, worked so that it is put together like a puzzle (but with – hopefully – no seams) Continue reading
The times that I sit and swatch feel like I’m being lazy and not working. I enjoy these days, I love the swatching, and I can’t help but feel a little guilty that I’m having so much fun. Yesterday I re-knit one swatch over 10 times (in various yarns) but another swatch just popped out in 20 minutes, fully formed. Continue reading
What I CAN tell you right now is that if you’re interested in my new ONLINE KNITTING MILLINERY CLASS, and are one of the first 50 folks to sign up, I’ll send you a FREE copy of the new, revised Knitting Millinery (a $15 value) Continue reading
For folks (like myself) who like to knit with multi-colored yarns, The Knitter’s Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn is incredibly helpful! This is a very good book to have on the knitting bookshelf, and one that I can see myself returning to again and again for reference. Continue reading
When making a felted bag or even a felted hat, often you just jump in, knit it up (real big!), toss it in the washer and take your chances. However, fulling – felting – a larger garment that is suppose to FIT A HUMAN BODY after everything is said and done, involves a leap of faith. And Math. Continue reading