Do You Know Your Knitting Needles?

When you think about knitting, what comes to mind? Is it the yarn you’ll be using? How about the finished product? Or the knitting stitches you’ll be needing? Chances are it’s one of those three things; but it’s rarely your knitting needles. Oh, they’re there alright; but never seem to be of much importance. But […]

How to Knit With Arthritis; What To Do When It Hurts

I still have a blanket that my mom started knitting years ago. She never finished it and I didn’t have the heart to throw it away. She suffered terribly with rheumatoid arthritis and  I’m convinced it was the medications and their side effects that put her on the road to an early death. In her […]

A Cornucopia of Knitting Know-How, Part 1

I have very vivid memories of working in a German restaurant called The Cornucopia. It was in an old, brown house which was large enough to be an Inn, but was now just a place to get a really good meal. The dining room had tablecloths and cloth napkins, there were pretty plants in the […]