Well its the New Year and all that entails, including the new Yarnathon for 2017 at Eat.Sleep.Knit. I am quite excited for this year, its the second year I am participating in this really fun annual competition. (My post from last year) This year, although my heart is totally with the ponies, I was sorted… Continue reading 2017 Yarnathon
As I have been on a bit of a hat binge lately, I thought I might add this next level of complexity to my series on “So you want to be a knitter”. I actually think that a hat is not a bad option for a beginner’s project. It looks much more complicated than it… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 7 – Hats
Last week we arrived at the boat for our vacation and the first morning my husband pulls out his book and looked a little distressed. Turns out that he forgot to bring a bookmark. Yarny wife to the rescue! I pull out my hook roll that I packed (with only a few select tools as… Continue reading Crochet to the Rescue! (Free Bookmark Pattern)
So it has been about a month since starting the Fly Bonnet CAL on Ravelry and I thought I would give a little update! It looks like we have several projects on the go or planned on the go! From the sounds of it, Magpie15 is the furthest along with just the trim to go. She… Continue reading Fly Bonnet CAL – Update
So finally, the part that we all have been waiting for. Lets start to knit! Lesson 3: Casting on in the round (and starting your project!) So to begin with, casting on in the round is no different than casting on to straight needles. So if you have managed to cast on a straight for… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 3
This is a follow up post to “So you want to be a knitter”. In lesson 1, we finished with downloading our pattern from Ravelry. Lesson 2 begins with setting up your project and the making sure you have the requirements. Lesson 2: Project Set-up (Ravelry and Requirements) Part one: Ravelry Setting up your project in Ravelry… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 2
I got the inspiration for this post title from one of my favourite good ol’ games, Quest For Glory: So you want to be a hero. I am a addicted yarncrafter, I bring my knitting or crochet everywhere with me. If I have to wait in a line, for an appointment, on hold on the… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter?