To swatch or not to swatch

I have to confess. For some reason I seem to think that I am exempt from swatching when making baby items. I some how believe that gauge has no effect on sizing when it comes to these tiny garments. 193 more words


What Comes First?

I never really gave much thought to my yarn selection process until the other day, when I found a yarn that I loved.

You would think that if I loved it I would just buy it, add it to the stash, and figure out later what I was going to make. 156 more words


How much can you knit in a week?

I like many other knitters am about to find out.

We make these lists of gift knits when thing are calm and when we have months to make wonderful creations for everyone we know. 246 more words


Time to Knit

For the last few weeks I have not been able to spend much time with my current knitting projects. As many knitters know this can be very frustrating as we often use knitting as a way to relax, our very own form of meditation. 123 more words


The Sock Express

I learned to knit when I was a child from my beloved Granny. She lived on the other side of the world. When we got to visit once a year, she was sure to make best use of her time with my sister and I,  and made sure that we both learned her passion Рknitting. 434 more words