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Creating Gauge Swatches...I Guess It's Important!

I understand that creating a knitted or crocheted swatch is important to get the proper gauge for your project, but I find it frustrating to put such an effort into a 4″ x 4″ piece only to have to pull it apart if the gauge is off.  73 more words

Crafts

Swatcha Doin?

*The title for this post must be read in Isabella’s sing-song voice from Phineas & Ferb to achieve maximum effect (if you don’t have a 5 year old boy in the house at the moment, check out… 128 more words

Knitting

How to make a gauge swatch

A swatch is a small sample of knitting that can be used to demonstrate various attributes of a larger piece of knitting. In most cases a swatch is used to measure gauge. 751 more words

Nine Tricks for More Productive Knitting by Amy and Jaala

Over the last 11 years, Jaala has knitted a fair bit, and Amy has been knitting for decades!  Some tricks, when we learned them, made that flashbulb go off in our minds, and some we learned by sad trial and error. 1,762 more words

Knitting

2014: Some highlights

The last half of 2014 was spent in a lot of self-reflection. A lot of meditating. And a lot of contemplative solitude. I had some fun, too, but that just added to the overall tone of healing for me. 582 more words

Dating Myself

2014: Some highlights

The last half of 2014 was spent in a lot of self-reflection. A lot of meditating. And a lot of contemplative solitude. I had some fun, too, but that just added to the overall tone of healing for me. 582 more words

I Must Confess

That my loneliness
Is killing me noooooowwww
Don’t you know I still believe
That you will be here
And give me a sign
Hit me baby one more time… 360 more words

Monday Musings