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FO: Peacock Socks (One of These Socks Is Not Like the Other)

FO: Peacock Socks (One of These Socks Is Not Like the Other)

At some point this fall, the self-striping bug bit me hard. Living overseas, I hadn’t bought yarn in a while, plus I started listening to highly enabling podcasts, plus my previously boring-sock-wearing husband started buying obnoxiously bright socks with his sober suits… something had to […]

Knit Companion App: A Review

Knit Companion App: A Review

When we finally got an IPad, one of the first things I did was search for knitting apps. I quickly stumbled upon Knit Companion and downloaded the free version. The concept is this: instead of printing out a paper pattern and cutting it up or […]

Do You Project Bag?

Do You Project Bag?

Until recently, when I started listening to knitting podcasts and following knitters on Instagram, I didn’t realize that project bags for knitting were such a THING. When I was teaching knitting, I used a knitting bag, but it had a little bit of everything – […]

Yarn Stash Organization

Yarn Stash Organization

It’s a good idea to go through your stash periodically to remind yourself what you have, check for damage, and just wallow in the goodness. For many people, this is something they do around January 1 or as part of spring cleaning. For me, the […]

How to Knit the Right Gift

How to Knit the Right Gift

There’s been a lot of discussion on the blogosphere lately about “knitworthiness.” This is how to determine if a certain person is worth hand-knitting a gift for. Rather than rehash all the wise advice that’s already out there, I’ll just direct you to: Prairie Girls […]