No purl garter stitch in the round – is that even possible? No purl garter stitch in the round really is a thing – and I have tested two methods for doing it. After some reading and spending some time trying out the things I read, I’m now ready to share the results with you, … Read more No purl garter stitch in the round
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 question. But, keep calm, I’m going to do … Read more How to pick yarn for my knitting project?
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 for knitting. Is there no end to the awesomeness? If … Read more Alpaca yarn – 14 facts you didn’t know!
Why is merino wool the Knitters best friend? Merino wool yarn is wonderful to knit in! It’s soft and easy flowing on the needles. And it’s light and elastic and makes each stitch smooth and neat. Any stitch pattern looks stunning in a solid colored merino yarn. Merino is also a commonly used material amongst … Read more Merino Wool
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. Hold your measuring tape horisontal and count the stitches that fit in … Read more Measuring gauge
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 meanings I love the fact that it’s a saying with double meanings. If you knit fast you die … Read more Knit Fast – Die Warm free coloring pages
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 really enjoy is drawing and … Read more Keep Calm and Count Sheep
Smooth stockinette – how to fix uneven knitting stitches Is your stockinette stitch 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 project and it turned out great, besides that uneven … Read more Smooth stockinette stitch
How to prevent curling edges in stockinette stitch Have you ever wondered how to prevent curling edges for your knitted items? Then this post is for you! Curling lays in the nature of the stockinette stitch, it just the way it is. But, of course, there are some hacks for a non-curl knitted fabric. Nothing … Read more Prevent curling edges in stockinette