Category Archives: Techniques

A Sweater Tale

As you may recall from an earlier post — 6-1/2 months ago — I started on my very first adult-sized sweater. It was to be a birthday gift for my sister. The chosen pattern was Ambiente a lovely top down sweater … Continue reading

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Get into the Swing

I did the most fun thing this past Sunday. I took the Swing Knitting class at Lovelyarns. I love learning new techniques and this one is not only easy to pick up, but provided quick results. Regarding the Swing Knitting … Continue reading

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Why I Knit Socks

On the face of it, it seems ridiculous to knit socks. It takes a long time (anywhere from 10-40 hours). The yarn for one pair of socks costs way more than a single package of 6 socks from Walmart. You … Continue reading

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5 Tips on Learning New Techniques

I love to knit. I find it very relaxing. Added to that is the fun in watching the item “grow” in front of my eyes. Sometimes I like to do what I would call simple knitting. You know what I … Continue reading

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