Category: Knitting

Loom Knit Upcycled Mesh Produce Bag Scrubby Pattern

I consider myself a frugal person. I try to reduce waste and reuse things as much as possible. That said, I decided to combine my love of knitting and the mesh produce bags we often get from the local food bank to create a helpful household cleaning aid. In using this mesh, I am saving money by not spending extra money on specialty scrubby yarns in using what I already have.

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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