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Bottom Bitch: Learning to Cast On (Part II)

After your slip knot is in place, it’s time to start casting on the rest of your stitches.  You can practice by casting on 10 stitches to create a swatch, or if you are following a pattern, you can cast on however many stitches the project instructs. 294 more words

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Bottom Bitch: Learning to "Cast On" (Part I)

Learning to knit can feel overwhelming at first.  Most of the videos on the internet are either confusing, too advanced, or made in the 70’s.  I understand. 389 more words

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Adventures in Knitting

Winter is a strange thing here in the middle of the country. Last year we were blessed with foot after foot of snow. I expected the same this year and decided to buy snow boots and take up knitting. 468 more words


The Knitting Begins!

So I bought some bamboo needles and yarn form John Lewis and began knitting a scarf!  This book is great if you are a total beginner you can be away with your first stiches within minutes.  63 more words

Planning and Possible Ponies

I like January! I might be biased as my birthday is towards the end of it but I still like it. Everyone seems to start the new year positively, or as positively as they can and I find my inbox and phone beep with people wanting to make plans. 791 more words

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Celebrities Who Knit

I just love to see images of celebrities knitting! It changes the whole character of a celebrity; It alters their image from glamorous red carpet star, to ordinary gal who sits in flannel Pj’s and knits by the fire with a good glass of wine and a cat curled up in her lap. 151 more words


Learning to Knit!

I guess I should probably make a new ‘Knitting’ category soon, because guess what, I’ve finally got it! After crocheting a sewing for a little while I new knitting was the next thing I wanted to do, but in the past it has just never come to me easily. 158 more words