Category: Knitting

The Knitter’s Dictionary: Knitting Know-How From A To Z


You could just start knitting with nothing but a pair of needles, yarn and a pattern in front of you.  But chances are that you may run into sizing issues ( you must gauge!), an abbreviation you aren’t sure of, or a technique  you don’t know.  The yarn may not have enough stretch or it may have too much and this my friend, is is where having a guide can come in handy.

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December 2017 Gift Knitting

December is always a busy month and with that usually comes lots of knitting!  I tend to prefer to give useful handmade gifts like wearables or helpful household items when and if I can. We don’t often have much money to spare when it comes to store-bought gifts and gift cards and have always found handmade a bit more doable with a smaller dollar amount but a larger sacrifice of time.  Continue reading

Finished Friday: Diagonal Comfort Blanket

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This is my second knit  Diagonal Comfort Blanket. The first I knit in an aqua/teal  for my soon to be born baby girl. This blanket with the stripe color changes I made for a friend whom is due in late June. I am pretty tickled on how well the blanket came out. Finished the blanket is about 30×30. It took me about two months off an on of knitting.  You can find the free pattern on Ravelry here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/diagonal-comfort-blanket

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