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Clever Techniques

As a lover of knitting techniques and challenges, the following are ingenious methods to kick your knitting up a notch.

Provisional Cast-On (PCO)

PCO is often used as a temporary foundation row or beginning. 497 more words

Technical Information


I know it sounds like a randomly generated username, but it really isn’t, promise. I really did once knit a jellyfish.  Well, it was more a fusion of knitting and crochet, let’s call it knitochet (it sounds so much better than crochit).   312 more words


Designer Spotlight: Snug-as-a-Bug Baby Bunting by Denise Balvanz

Most people would think raising 8 children is a full-time job, but Denise Balvanz balanced that with various entrepreneurial endeavors. She spent 25 years running a sewing and alterations business. 574 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



As a yarn company you have to buy your raw yarn from somewhere. Ever since we started we have been looking for the best yarn… 870 more words

The Braided Trivet Solution

After three years of knitting, I’ve amassed a ridiculous amount of scrap yarn. This is the yarn where there’s too much to throw away yet not enough to complete even a small project. 536 more words


Can-do Cowl

Today I finished a cute little cowl pattern, which I was inspired to write by a new knitter, Nancy.  I decided to smarten it up with an i-cord, but it can be worn doubled-up.   9 more words

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