Category Archives: Learning to knit

Lilac Wine » Savory Knitting and . . . the Tubular Cast On


Savory Knitting is a very nice blog I stumbled upon chatting in my Knitting group on facebook.  And here is a pattern featured, which I immediately fell in love with.  Isn’t it wonderful???  Simple elegance.  I’ve got to try it! … Continue reading

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NEEDLING THINGS: Circular Knit Dishcloth


I am sure I came across this pattern like on Pinterest, or Ravelry.  At any rate, it is an easy knitting pattern, but I think, very lovely as well!  Done up in garter stitch, the pattern calls for yarn overs, … 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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windmill bag | it’s peanut butter yelley time. . .


I came across this on Pinterest today.  I have a pattern for the crochet version of this type of bag, but I really like the knit version as well! You can find the pattern here:  windmill bag | it’s peanut … Continue reading

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In-Depth Review of Knitting Yarn


Beat the Winter Blues: 10 Tips for Kickstarting Your Inspiration “People are innately creative. We are a species of makers. But sometimes, and usually when we least expect it, that well of creativity dries up. We pick up our knitting … Continue reading

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Top 10 Knitting Blogs, 2013 edition – Libertys Yarn


Top 10 Knitting Blogs, 2013 edition – Libertys Yarn. Too much information for a newbie knitter like me . . . but I’m gonna give it a shot!  I love knitting more every day.  😀

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Phoebe’s Sweater Knit in 80 seconds – on YouTube


I am sharing this video because  . . . well, I think it may just help me, in a tiny way perhaps, get over my fear of knitting a sweater/garment!  Just visually seeing a thing worked from beginning to end … Continue reading

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Chevron Baby Blanket – the purl bee


This is the most fabulous website: Whit’s Knits: Chevron Baby Blanket “If you lived through the 60s and 70s perhaps you have vivid memories of a chevron afghan. Perhaps you appreciated it at the time; were indifferent to it in the … Continue reading

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Along My Journey, Learning to Knit Lace . . . the Horseshoe Print, and more.


Let me just start by saying, I have been an avid crocheter for over 35 years now.  Crochet to me is just second nature.  Knitting, on the other hand . . . is definitely like learning a new language.  But, … Continue reading

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Big Herringbone Cowl – the purl bee


This is a fabulous picture tutorial . . .I want one! Big Herringbone Cowl – the purl bee.

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