Tid-Bit Knitting, Ideas For That Leftover Yarn

At last, I’ve got big news! It’s been over a month since I’ve posted here. I love my Scarf Knitting site and it’s not going anywhere, but, I have new things on the horizon. It’s called Live Simply Love Knitting and it’s my BRAND NEW WEBSITE!!   Be sure to check it out and take […]

Sink Your Teeth Into These Mysterious Knitting Terms

He’s a heck of a thing to see in late January, isn’t he?! Count Dracula has nothing on us! Knitters have been sinking their teeth into creating all manner of fascinating things to wear, to display, to give as gifts, and to give away when the need arises. What DO those mysterious knitting terms really […]

5 Ways To Increase Your Knitting Productivity

Knitters are the BEST people! (Don’t you LOVE that picture of Cary Grant? He was giving it his best try!) We love our craft, pick it up as often as we can, and wish that others would learn to knit with us! Some people over-plan, even with knitting, which turns out to be just a […]

How to Break Bad Knitting Habits, This is Good!

August Knitting Transformations August. A kind of “in-between” month, if you will. Schools are still out, vacations continue, kids are at camp, there’s a quiet build-up to September. The month of New Beginnings. It always feel like that to me, anyway. Which put me in mind of a GREAT organization project for all of my […]

Blocking Lessons I Learned BEFORE It Was Too Late

Blocking lessons I learned before it was too late. So nice! You’ve finally finished that sweater or block afghan. Methodically, you’ve put all of the pieces together, being EVER so careful. Sleeves fit perfectly into the body pieces and initially, your knitted blocks “seem” to be connecting okay. Then suddenly, everything looks wrong! Nothing is […]

Successfully Learn Lace Knitting in 5 Easy Steps

Successfully learn lace knitting in 5 easy steps and I’m not kidding! Don’t you just love knitted things that look like this? Looks hard to create, doesn’t it? Well, that’s another secret to knitting. It’s not at all what you think. And if you’ve never tried a “lace” knitting stitch, they are easier than you […]

How to Knit a Scarf

How to knit a scarf may seem perfectly simple. In fact, it’s one of the nicest things to do, to knit. And something that pops right to mind when you think of knitting. Which makes me remember way back when I was just learning to knit. I was lucky enough to be best friends with […]

Your Knitting Questions Answered . . . Part Four

Your knitting questions answered . . . Part 4 — Funny how the week seems to get away from me. In between housecleaning, dog walking, babysitting, and copywriting, I hardly find time to write these posts. AND there’s knitting. Gotta get it in every day. Knitting is one fix I can live with. If only […]

Who Wants to Learn How to Follow Knitting Patterns?

Who wants to learn how to follow knitting patterns? Isn’t it fun to know how to knit? Just thinking about those projects I’ve got sitting around here and there (“what a mess” my 2 year old grand daughter Julia would say!) and I can’t WAIT to get back to them. Here’s what I’m working on […]

How to Gauge Your Knitting

How to Gauge Your Knitting or why one size doesn’t fit all! What exactly is gauge? Before you ever begin to knit, there are a few basics to know. One of these basics is called gauge. You see it mentioned in most knitting pattern directions. It refers to the tightness or the looseness of your […]