Don't Be Such a Square | Speed knitting: 12 tips on how to knit faster

Speed knitting: 12 tips on how to knit faster

Need for speed – How to knit faster Speed knitting isn’t for everyone. Some of us knit just for the joy and calm of the repetitive movement, the softness of the yarn and our wellbeing. That’s wonderful, keep it up, fellow knitters! And then the ...

Don't Be Such a Square | Click to learn knitting in reverse | Knitting in Reverse let's you knit stockinette stitch without purling | Knitting backwards saves you time otherwise wasted on turning your work | This knitting hack makes short rows and following charts easier!

Knitting backward

How to knit stockinette stitch without purling? There are a lot of different techniques to try in knitting. Some you’ll love, and, some you’ll, well, not love that much … For me, it is the purl stitch. I really don’t like to purl! My purl rows alw ...

Don't Be Such a Square | Learn how to knit circular garter stitch without purl stitches | Ho to do a no purl garter stitch in the round | Two strand garter stitch

No purl garter stitch in the round

Can you knit garter stitch in the round without purling? Yes, you can knit the garter stitch in the round, and even without having to do the purling part. I have done some reading, I have spent some time trying out the things I read and now I’m re ...

Don't Be Such a Square | How to pick a yarn for my project? A guide to help beginner knitters learn what to consider when choosing a yarn for their projects.

How to pick yarn for my knitting project?

How to pick yarn for my knitting project? There are a lot of yarn fibers, I mean it’s a jungle out there, so how are you supposed to know what kind of fiber or fiber blends to pick for your project?  Well, that really is the million dollar ...

Don't Be Such a Square | 14 facts about alpacas you didn't know! All about the alpaca fiber, and all about the alpaca it self | Wool | Fleece | Knitting Yarn

Alpaca yarn – 14 facts you didn’t know!

14 facts about alpacas and alpaca yarn The alpaca really is a cutie. I mean, look at this adorable face …! It's fiber is one of the silkiest and most versatile fibers found in nature. The fleece can be spun into alpaca yarn , fabulous fo ...

Merino wool - this article answers all your questions like, why merino softer than other wool? Why is it so warm? Can it really breathe? And how do the merino sheep look like?

Merino Wool – The Knitters best friend

The Secret to why merino wool is the Knitters best friend Why is the merino wool the Knitters best friend? Because yarn spun of merino wool is wonderful to knit in! It’s soft and easy flowing on the needles. It’s light and elastic and makes each s ...

How to measure Gauge in Knitting | Become a more successful knitter! This article walks you through measuring gauge and helps you understand why it's important.

Measuring gauge

How to measure gauge in knitting Gauge, or tension, is a very important measurement in knitting. The gauge is determined by how many stitches and rows the yarn get you to 4 inch or 10 centimeters, depending on which length system you use.  ...

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Knit Fast – Die Warm free coloring pages

Knit Fast – Die Warm Knit Fast – Die Warm, I love this quote and I thought it would be perfect for a coloring page. In fact, I like it so much I made two :) Double menings I love the fact that it's a saying with double meanings. If you knit ...

Keep Calm and Count Sheep Quote free Coloring Pages for Crafters | Crafty Quotes |  Crafting Quote | Yarn | Wool | Sheep | Knitting freebie

Keep Calm and Count Sheep

Keep Calm and Count Sheep – Free Quote Coloring Page I love to knit, so naturally, I love yarn, and I prefer my yarn to be made out of wool. And the wool is produced by sheep. So ”Keep Calm and Count Sheep” comes easily to mind. Another thing I ...

Prevent stockinette edges from curling, is that possible? Yes it is! And this article will teach how to do it and what to do if it has already curled away.

Smooth stockinette stitch

Smooth stockinette – how to fix uneven knitting stitches Is your knitting turning out a bit uneven or bumpy? Don’t worry, it happens to us all. And it’s not just a newbie thing! It’s frustrating when you spent a lot of time working on a proj ...