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How to Knit the Garter Stitch

The garter stitch is one of the most common stitches in knitting.  It’s easy to knit and creates a classic look that’s popular in cowls, scarves, and sweaters.   63 more words


Striped Kitchen Towel

Today I finished knitting a striped towel for the kitchen.  I used cotton yarn and garter stitch for this project.

I like to knit stripes because it is an easy way to make something colorful. 66 more words


Log Cabin Blanket

My current project is a Log a Cabin blanket. It uses scrap yarn leftover from other projects, and is very easy to do. I got this pattern from verypink.com. It’s a free pattern.


Find Your Fade vs Match & Move

Photo Credit: Andrea Mowry

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Knitting Under the Weather

Tomorrow, it will be two weeks since I started with this stupid cold. It’s the one that just won’t quit, and the last couple of days, I’ve felt as if it’s coming back for another visit. 532 more words


Wrapped Up in Knitted Love

Since she joined my knitting class in the fall, Tracy has proved herself an intrepid and very generous knitter. Her very first project was a lovely GAPtastic shawl for her teen daughter. 80 more words

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Cast Away

My mum taught me to knit when I was a teenager. I picked up the basic knitting stitch but little else – I never had the patience to persevere with learning casting on and off. 696 more words