Tag Archives: knitting tips and tricks

How to Find Time to Knit & Finish In-Progress Knitting (and/or crochet) Projects


I know, I don’t make enough time and/or effort . . . This is a fabulous article!!!  The number one tip:  STOP BUYING NEW YARN! My second favorite . . . 3.  Frog the projects you’re not into. Please, follow … Continue reading

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Converting Flat Stitch Patterns for Knitting in the Round, on Scribd.


I found a fantastic article on Sapphires-n-purls blog with instructions on how to convert stitch patterns from flat knitting to knit them in the round.  Read the article…Converting Flat Stitch Patterns for Round Knitting The  document, on scribd for instructional tutorial:  Converting Flat … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Steam Vs. Wet Blocking – Creative Knitting Newsletter – November 29, 2013 – Vol. 10 No. 16


‘The term “blocking” simply means “to shape,” but it is a critical component to finishing a knitted garment perfectly. This one trick smoothes out the stitches, eases out any rough parts, makes laddering disappear, and generally results in one amazing … Continue reading

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Navajo Knitting (or Crochet) . . . Triple Strands From One Source.


I have been going crazy with this method of tripling yarn.  It is ingenious!  I am posting this to show you how it’s done.  Later on, I will share some of the projects I have been working on using this … 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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Knitting Needles and Tools Reviewed


“Take a look at your stash. See all those leftovers from projects past? Assorted oddballs and mini-skeins of this and that? What if you wanted to use them for a project? Some are still in the original packaging, but many … Continue reading

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