ATTENTION!!! Silver Plated Clasps are back!!!

Marking Stitches

Colorwork Tension Knitting Tip

Colorwork Tension Knitting Tip

During my many, many years of knitting, I have come across some tips and tricks that I thought might be helpful to you.  This first tip is about the tension on a colorwork project.  This has helped me immensely and saved me hours of ripping back and reknitting.  I hope it enriches your knitting journey!

Revisiting Reusing and Upcycling with Knitting

Revisiting Reusing and Upcycling with Knitting

It gave people a sense of accomplishment by completing a project that had a purpose and repurposed a discarded piece of clothing! 

Maybe I will revisit this idea but not with novelty yarn, maybe colorwork!!!! 

Before and After! Thin Lapels Made the Difference!

Before and After!  Thin Lapels Made the Difference!

Wow!  It is amazing to me what a huge difference changing my sweaters from a Shawl collar (which I love the look, just not on me) to a thin lapel m...

Revisiting Banished Back of the Closet HandKnits!

Revisiting Banished Back of the Closet HandKnits!

I have made so many things over the years but it has only been in the last few that I have made garments.  Sometimes I will see a pattern that I really like, buy it, get the yarn, spend hours knitting it up and love wearing it.   Sometimes unfortunately I find that it doesn't fit properly,  I don't feel comfortable in it or like the way I look in it.  And those pieces are doomed to life in the back of my closet to languish. 

Another Sweater Off the Needles!

Another Sweater Off the Needles!

The Guthrie Sweater by Caitlin Hunter is so much fun to knit and I have enjoyed every stitch! 

Finishing The Steek!

Finishing The Steek!

One of the great things about knitting is that there is always something new to learn and you can keep building and adding skills to your bag of tricks! 

Learning Brioche!

Learning Brioche!

I have been a knitter for over 25 years now and have tried several things but Brioche knitting was something that just did not interest me too much...