Today’s Crazy Knitting Terms

Have you been to your local LYS lately? I used to have (and probably still do, somewhere) a magnetic sign for my car that read, “K2tog.”  Just one of those enigmatic knitting symbols that we see in pattern books all the time. Almost mysterious to those who have no idea what it means. Those are […]

Do You Make These Mistakes When Knitting? Read on!

Mistakes? Knitting? Never! Me neither. Not me; I just kind of gloss over those little “holes” or pretend that dropped stitch will blend in with the rest of the pattern and look okay. We all knit the most perfect things; never a dropped stitch or a “hole” that appears out of the blue; we always […]

Easy Lace Scarf Knitting Pattern

May is upon us, and the knitting is easy! Just for awhile we can put aside heavy yarn and bulky patterns and concentrate on those wispier, lighter knitting patterns which are so EASY to knit! This month is usually chock-full of many happy events. There’s Mother’s Day, of course, and always birthdays, too. Then there […]

Lace from the Attic – A Book Review

There are so many aspects of knitting to love. Traditional knit and purl stitches create beautiful knitting projects; cable stitches bring out your expertise in afghans or sweaters; dropped stitches add to whatever you’re knitting in wavy rows, and ribbing and edgings are so versatile that you never have to knit the same one twice. […]

5 Not-To-Be-Missed Knitting Stitches

In my previous post,  “3 Most Popular Knitting Stitches”   we started at the beginning. With knit and purl. There is that third popular knitting stitch which I’ve asked all of YOU to tell me. In this post, I want to tell you all about the 5 not-to-be-missed knitting stitches. You will find these in just […]