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Working With The Magic Loop

I do not like the magic loop method of working in the round. I’m not really sure why, other then that I don’t like having those ears of cording stick out to the side of my work. 156 more words



My struggle with knitting never ends ;) Although the second part of my knitting book wants me to knit a jumper or a cardigan at this stage, I definitely don’t feel ready. 618 more words


Double-Pointed Nightmares

This morning I have cast on my first ever pair of socks. (technically second because I have tried them once on circular needles but what resulted… 412 more words

So you want to be a knitter - Lesson 7 - Hats

As I have been on a bit of a hat binge lately, I thought I might add this next level of complexity to my series on “So you want to be a knitter”.   779 more words


Four Knitting WIPs

I have never had this many knitting projects cast on at the same time. I was impatient. There were too many ideas floating around my head. 831 more words

Wardrobe Fashion

Sock Talk: The parts of a hand-knit sock

For a self-taught knitter in the early stages of the craft like me, there is truly something miraculous about discovering that not all knitting happens ‘flat,’ in 2 dimensions. 674 more words


Thursday Chat

Curved double pointed needles. Has anyone else used them? I ordered mine because I thought it was a brilliant idea and since I make so many hats to felt I ordered a set of size 10.5. 142 more words