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A tall tale (tail?)

Having offered to sew up a cardigan for a friend, I realised how we take for granted some of the small tips and tricks that we develop over the years and utilise in our own crafting. 55 more words

1 Stitch "Garterlac" Cast On...

I am a dishclothaholic… I love to knit them and have my “go to” knits… Grandma’s Favorite, Almost Lost (well, my variation of it, but I’ll save that for another time) and the… 667 more words


What's the deal? Provisional cast-on edition

Hey everyone!

Sorry for the delay, but here’s this week’s What’s the deal! 456 more words

What's The Deal?

Casting on with a crochet hook

I mentioned in a previous post that I’m a convert to the method of using a crochet hook to cast on my knitting – it gives a neat, stretchy edge that looks more like a cast off edge than a cast on edge, so it’s perfect for accessories like socks and shawls, and useful for bigger garments too. 209 more words

The Journey of the Knitted Socks

For as far as I can remember, I only know how to knit things with four sides (okay, do cowls count?).. and hats. But I have all these friends who knit awesome things, and I want to eventually graduate my skills. 196 more words


keine Socken mehr... / no more socks....

as usual, scroll down for English

… dafür aber Tücher. Socken waren ja bisher immer meine Mitnahmeprojekte der Wahl, aber die Socken auf den Nadeln liegen seit Februar (!) achtlos in der Ecke. 501 more words

Stricken / Knitting

The sweater that wasn't

This morning I valiantly fought off the urge to Cast On Something New, which I consider a victory of sorts. It went like this:

I was sipping my coffee and thinking about my day, and suddenly I thought, “Hey! 281 more words

Knitting & Crochet