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Learning the Basics

Over Christmas one of my aunts, who is extremely crafty, asked how I was going in my knitting adventures. I told her that my biggest problem is that my cast-ons are always loose. 485 more words

New Method

Video tutorials on double knitting

I have made a few tutorials on double knitting in the round to make it easier for you to make my double knitted designs, like… 160 more words


Tip of the Week: A Very Stretchy Bind-Off

Just this week I had the occasion to share one of my favorite bind-offs with someone. I know I’ve written about it before, but it’s so handy that I just have to share it with you again. 169 more words

Tip Of The Week

Flat 3 Needle Bind Off

Banjo man was in town for a visit last week.  He loved his new banjo hat and wore it everywhere!  I’ve given him some goofy hats over the years, not intentionally goofy like… 588 more words


Weird Wool Wednesday: Yarnchicken.

I won at yarnchicken today!

I had just enough yarn to bind off the row.

I used JSSBO, from the wrong side. Now I’ve used up all the handspun, all 178 grams (535.9 yards), 490 meters. 43 more words


On soldiers and knitwear

Nanook – (almost) finished

At last, over a year after starting this all-in-one, top-down project, I am done. It has taken an age, but to be fair that is because I had a rest of about ten months in the middle, while I knitted other things. 1,114 more words


Bermudiana Shawl Done!

Shawls always take longer than I expect. This shouldn’t come as a surprise since I’ve knit quite a few, but each time I’m reminded of just how long it takes to knit the several hundred stitches that make up a good “wrappable” shawl. 213 more words