Does knitting a large project make your eyes glaze over? Here are some tips for addressing knitting boredom with large projects “[What] bothers me a little, is that I make the same patterns over and over. In part because I know them by heart and in part because they are easy. I’d like to learn […]
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Enjoy the magic of dropping stitches — on purpose! — with these free drop stitch knitting patterns This post includes an affiliate link. For more information about affiliate links, please see my Disclosure Policy. The first time I discovered the magic of dropped stitches was when I was knitting a Phoenix Tears scarf for my […]
After a LENGTHY parting, time to share our projects again! So it’s been a while, hasn’t it? Gosh, guys, this summer has zipped past like you wouldn’t believe! And I know it’s only going to get busier with my daughters returning to school (good grief) TOMORROW. At least I’ll have more time to myself at […]
Finding the summer heat stifling? Try one of these 8 adorable free knitting patterns for summer shirts to help keep you cool As I write this, it’s still very hot in Oklahoma. (I hear this is the case around the United States, and many parts of Europe as well.) This very hot summer has produced […]
Is the way you hold your yarn and needles holding you back? You can increase your knitting speed through a different knitting style When I first learned to knit, I was what some call an “English knitter,” some call an “American knitter,” and still others call a “thrower.” That is, I held yarn in my […]
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