A tutorial on how to "catch your floats" during colorwork. Coming soon!
How to cast on using the Kihnu Troi method. As used in the All Angles fingerless mittens!
We're now well into September, and as a mom (and an eternal student at heart), that means back into a routine. With the kids at school, I can finally focus on a task for a solid couple of hours without having to break up fights or feed someone 😉 And do you know what else
Oh, the entrepreneur life ... I love how much freedom I have, but it also means I let my *own* work fall aside when I get busy with my day job, or with the family ... or just with summer! So that means blogging has fallen FAR behind. Which is OK. I'm going to be
Today is the day that we're casting on for the Shawn's Double Knit Hat knit-a-long! May the 4th be with you as we take this journey into a new knitting technique 🤓😉 I just finished up a livestream over on Facebook that covered the recommended cast on (German Twisted Cast On), plus a tip for joining in
Double Knitting can appear daunting at first, but once you dive in, I think you'll find it's not as hard as it sounds! Garments made using the double knitting technique tend to be thicker and warmer than those created with regular knitting because they're made of two layers. The idea behind double knitting is that
Men's hats ... does anyone else struggle? My husband Shawn is a plain kind of guy, and I love that about him, but boy, does it make hat knitting for him boring! I much prefer playing around with techniques, colours, and stitch patterns 😉 So when he asked me for a new hat, I
Last week I took a sock knitting class at my LYS, and the instructor introduced me to a new idea: Knitting BINGO! Anyone can make their own BINGO card - a 5x5 grid, 3x3, whatever works for you. You put a goal in each square of the grid, such as knit a hat, use stash
Last week we walked through adding a new project to Ravelry. Continuing with the Ravelry help theme, today we will post photos from that project to a Ravelry thread. This is a common requirement for KALs (Knit-a-longs) and CALs (Crochet-a-longs), but it's also fun to just share your photos with your online friends! To start
You may know by now that my "day job" is working for Frenchie of Aroha Knits. I help out with many things, but one of my main duties when running challenges is helping people with the social media side of things, and one of the things that new Ravelry users struggle with is how to