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.
I love getting books for Christmas! There’s truly almost nothing better than unwrapping the perfect book that you were hoping for or a book you didn’t even know existed but everything about it calls out to you. If I get gifted cash or gift-card to the right store, you can bet that I’ll most likely be spending it on a book or two.
It’s the season of the year when there’s a chill in the air for us here in the pacific northwest. There’s lots of indoor activities going on like playing games, reading books, crafting, watching our favorite shows and movies and playing video games solo and with friends near and far.
Since it’s cooler we like curling up on the couch with our most comfortable blankets. One of our recent additions is The Comfy which is a blanket and a sweatshirt. This cool two-in-one creation has been literally fought over by my two kids. They’d wear it nearly all day long if I let them! It’s pretty cool it’s a one size fits all deal!
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