tangledinwordsandyarn said: Once I learned how to wind my yarn into center pull, cakes, I don’t know the right word, but I was a convert. All I needed was a cardboard tube! Whoa. Link plz?
Hanks! Balls! Skeins!
I have always knitted straight from the skeins and hanks, mainly because I’m lazy. So now I’m knitting a lace scarf with extra fine yarn, right out of the hank. After knitting like that for a while, I thought I ought to just roll it into a ball for easy transportation and “storage”. After 5 hours (which included about 3:30 hrs worth of trying to untangle the last few...
Book Review? /possible spoilers?
I just finished reading Knit One, Kill Two by Maggie Sefton, and I’m sorry to report, it’s quite terrible. I HAVE SO MANY COMPLAINTS. I’m an avid reader of fiction (not mystery, though) so I thought this would be a nice change of pace + interesting read. Not to mention that as a knitter who keeps going on Kate Jacobs binges, I was more than excited to start a new series centered...
Etsy Tags and Relevancy
Can anyone enlighten me as to how Etsy tags can be used successfully? I see now the error of my previous ways. I was operating under the assumption that if someone is looking for a “knitted cowl”, I should tag my item with knitted AND cowl, so the Etsy machine would put them together when looking. However, as I understand it, it will do that but only after finding a million other...
I have decided it is time to re-launch my Etsy store. Focusing only on knitwear, mostly patterns that I have modified or made from scratch. I have also switched names and I have changed format to include more “made to order” items. Let’s see how it goes this time ‘round. http://www.etsy.com/oneyarnover
I just bought two skeins (about 500yds, I think.. but I can get more) of SMC select fingering (I’m guessing 3 or 4 ply) yarn in a gorgeous dark red, I would say the colour is very close to cherry. Anyway, I need ideas as to what to do with it! Cowls, neckwarmers and scarves are off the table, as I already have too many and I have 2 in red. Everything else is game, I’m leaning...
Most individuals wouldn’t consider knitting strenuous, but finger and...– Hand Exercises For Knitters | LIVESTRONG.COM
The Gathering Patience and attention to detail make all the difference. Also...– Kate Jacobs
Knitwear: The Slow Food of Fashion →
pknitpearl: Knitwear is fashion’s equivalent to slow food – a reaction to disposable consumerism. We look at five Melbourne knitwear designers who are worth warming to.