Category Archives: Knit Tip

Creating a New Cowl Pattern

Cowls are a type of scarf.  Sometimes called Gators/Gaitors or Endless Scarves they pull on over your head and you never have to worry about them falling off or unwinding.  No bulky scarf ends to fit under your jacket either! … Continue reading

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Traveling with Knitting Projects

It’s that time of year. Time to hop in the car and spend a weekend at the beach or in the mountains.  Time to get on a plane and take a long vacation.  Yes, it’s Summertime!  🙂 Whether I am … Continue reading

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Ribbing Doesn’t Always Follow the Rules

Ribbing is usually used at the bottom of a sweater or on the cuffs of sleeves or the open part of a hat.  It’s a stitch that has some stretch to it.  Ribbing helps us keep our hats on and … Continue reading

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Noro Furisode Review

I recently purchased some Noro Furisode.  Yes the skeins are the same color and dye lot but differ in how much of each color is in a skein.  Annoying for those who require perfection.  Not something I would choose for … Continue reading

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Got Yarn?

Yes! My yarn collection is obviously out of control.  So let’s talk about how you can minimize this problem in your life.  I recommend selecting the project before the yarn.  If that fails and you find that you already own … Continue reading

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Felted Slippers for Fall

Felted slippers are on my mind as the weather starts to get a bit cooler. Many years ago when I took a knitting class one of the first projects was slippers. I guess it helped us practice stockinet stitch and … Continue reading

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On My Knitting Needles; An Olive Green Button Scarf

I am currently knitting an olive green Button Scarf.  It’s knit out of a chunky wool blend that’s a bit fuzzy.  The fuzz can get in the way during the knitting process. KNIT TIP: If you are a new knitter … Continue reading

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