Tag Archives: knitting

What’s Hot in the Shop

The hottest knit this summer has been the popular Pixelated Baby Blanket. Written by Chief Lovely, Sue Caldwell, this pattern is a simple Linen Stitch worked with just one skein each of three complementary colors creating a pixel effect. Best … Continue reading

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The Saga of the Lost Sock Continues

Thought you might be interested in learning the latest. Ever since Britt (SpiffyB on Ravelry) started a thread on the Loose Ends Ravelry forum on Tuesday (7/22), the search for the sock owner has gone global. It started when Ron … Continue reading

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Knitting Headlines

  Here are some recent articles that focus on knitting. Enjoy! “Reader sends 20 cents to Calgary Herald requesting 1939 knittingĀ pattern” “Man sues after knitting mishap 13 years ago” “Tour de France Cambridge (UK) kitted bunting souvenirs to aid charities” … Continue reading

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Knit 1, Protest too

Last week a “sit-n-knit” took place in Vermont. Not your typical knitter gathering, this event was in support of a protest. Five knitters refused to leave Vermont Gas’ South Burlington, VT, office until their complaints about a gas line expansion … Continue reading

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Harry Who?

Not sure if you noticed, but the fact that Harry Styles knits when stressed became newsworthy over the past two weeks. I do have to admit, when this came through my Google alerts I did have to find out who … Continue reading

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Use Those Needles Responsibly

When you go to the doctor or to the hospital, your physician assigns a numerical code describing your symptoms and diagnosis. These codes are universal — meaning that they are used here and in virtually all foreign countries. This year … Continue reading

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Knitting Gone Wrong

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Harvard Agrees…Knitting is Good for Your Health

The health care community has finally found out what we already knew: Knitting is cheaper than therapy. Of course, that depends on the size of your stash. The repetitive motions used in knitting and crocheting have been proven to increase … Continue reading

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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 AmbienteĀ a lovely top down sweater … Continue reading

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All the Cool Kids Do It

Can you identify all these famous and cool fellow knitters? As one well-known knitter shows us, knitting can be downright sexy! How can anyone say that this is a hobby for old ladies? Be proud to be a knitter. You … Continue reading

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