Category Archives: knitting needles

Knitting Needles and Tools Reviewed


This is a very informative article.  I do believe that if you do your homework, it will definitely be to your advantage when working with different types of yarn. “Much of the mystery of splitty yarns lies not in the yarn but … Continue reading

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Bamboo Blend Yarn + New Square Circular Knitting Needles + Easy Leaves Scarf = ♥


This yarn has been giving me a bit of a challenge.  It is a beautiful bamboo blend, which I have been drooling over since I got it. So, somehow this project just put itself together today.  After trying several different things … Continue reading

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Easiest Shawl Pattern. Ever.


The easiest shawl.  Ever.  Really!   Now, I am trying it with a very different kind of yarn.  This is Nashua Handknits ‘Zinnia’ in Magenta.  It is a wonderful, squishy Cotton blend yarn.  It is not unlike a Bouclé yarn.  But, not quite … Continue reading

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Doing Some Serious De-Stashing, with some SERIOUSLY BIG STITCHES.


Hey!  Hope you all are having a fabulous weekend.  Mine is spent keeping busy . . . as usual. I have been looking at these two huge stashes of yarn for quite some time now and thinking to myself . … Continue reading

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The Basics of Knitting Cables | Lion Brand Notebook


I swear, I am going to learn to do cable knitting.  Soon.  It really doesn’t look all that difficult. The Basics of Knitting Cables | Lion Brand Notebook. Here is another good blog post at: Author, knitting teacher, and erstwhile crochet-along/knit-along … Continue reading

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G-Ma Ellen’s Favorites on Etsy


A few of my favorite kinds of things . . . These are just a drop in the bucket.  All, taken from my favorites list on Etsy, which you can see in it’s entirety here:  Ellen Mackler’s Favorites on Etsy. … Continue reading

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Comby Sampler Set | Knitting Kits | Producers of Knitting Needles in USA and Europe


Comby Sampler Set | Knitting Kits | Producers of Knitting Needles in USA and Europe. Very excited to have received this set in the mail the other day!  My first ‘quality’, and  interchangeable, knitting needles. An ideal set for introducing interchangeable needles to … Continue reading

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Chunky Knit Cowl – My New Favorite Thing!


So . . . as with so many things I create, I had no pattern.  It just sort of evolved into this fabulous, warm, stretchy and cushy infinity scarf / neck cowl.  What is the proper terminology anyway??? I got … Continue reading

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Caron’s Simply Soft, simply knit . . .


So here’s a thing I have been working on for about a week and a half or so.  No pattern, just a concept.  I chose my circular knitting needles size 11.  Grabbed some Simply Soft yarn, color – grey, from … Continue reading

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Gaugeless : Favorite Stories from Lion Brand Yarn


I enjoyed this story so much I felt the need to share! “Take some of your wool and the size needle your intelligence tells you might be right, and make a swatch. That is to say, suit the needle size … Continue reading

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