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We've all been there: you're dying to knit, but you're also dying to watch the latest episode of your favorite TV show. Our free time is precious, so combining two of our favorite pleasures makes sense. But if you don't choose the right knitting project, bad things can happen. Dropped stitches are lurking, waiting for you to look at the TV for just one second too long. Here's what to look for when choosing a knitting pattern to work on while watching TV, plus a few pattern suggestions to help you out!Read more »
What knitting method and style did you choose when you learned to knit? Your answer will depend on who taught you to knit. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned knitter who wants to try something new, choosing a method and style can actually go a long way to improving your knitting -- and maybe even relieving some pain in your hands.Read more »
Have you ever knit a blanket or a sweater with the same color yarn but noticed a slight variation in the color when you were finished? Whoops! This problem happens when the skeins of yarn you used were from different dye lots.Read more »
Stockinette stitch might be basic, but it's capable of some mighty awesome knitting projects. It's like the secret superhero of knitting, always sneaking into projects to save the day.Read more »
It begins innocently enough. You become interested in knitting and collect a little basket full of yarn that hangs out by your couch. But as your love of knitting or crochet grows, so does your yarn collection. Before you know it, the producers of Hoarders are calling you at home, begging to feature your yarn stash on the show. Ok, maybe it's not that bad. But if you've moved beyond that basket of yarn, you probably need some tips on how to store your yarn for knitting and crochetRead more »
When I was a new sock knitter, blocking socks seemed to be one of those things that only experienced knitters did. I didn’t have sock blockers, and to be honest, I still didn’t have a good handle on washing wool just yet. Now, as a more experienced knitter, I know the magic blocking can make. Here are some tips on how to get your handmade socks looking their best with blocking.Read more »
Reading a knitting pattern is similar to reading a foreign language -- especially for beginners. Discover the elements of a pattern, plus resources to help decode it.Read more »