If you have followed us for very long, you know that both Kellie and I are a fan of charts. It is one of the ways that we are “the same.” Charts can be a great way to visualize what is happening with you knitting without investing rows of knitting time. It is also a great […]
I just got back from a two-week road trip to visit my kids in Utah. Here are some audio books I enjoyed listening to while driving and knitting (NOT at the same time!) Click on the book covers to check them out on Amazon. (Yep, we do get a little kickback if you happen to purchase […]
As we continue to answer the questions you have asked, a late entry wonders about twisted stitches often referred to as knitting through the back loop. Although the question seems innocent enough, there is actually quite a bit of technical information that goes along with the topic! The specific question from Patricia is: “I’m currently knitting […]
For the last few weeks, I’ve been working on refreshing some classes, including redoing handouts, rethinking outlines, and the like. As I’ve tinkered, I’ve thought a lot about wanting to transmit to my students the joy of knitting and how much I value the connection it gives me to other people.
When I look back at my total career the largest percentage I was working as an entrepreneur. Whenever I say (or type) the word entrepreneur it sounds fascinating and glamorous. Although it is almost always fascinating, I don’t think glamorous would ever be a word I would use to describe my job! The truth is […]
Beverly asks: I have too many skeins of yarn without ball bands so I cannot easily determine yardage. I have a scale so I can weigh the skein and I can pretty much tell the type of yarn (worsted or bulky, for example). Is there a way I can use this information to determine how […]
A few weeks ago we sent a call out for questions from our readers. We received a number of responses all of which were awesome questions. Over the next weeks (possibly months) we will be answering these questions. Even though we made a special call for questions, please know that we are ALWAYS anxious for you […]
Say the word knitting and most people think of rocking chairs, slow movements and relaxation. And I would have to agree that when knitting is done “right” – at least one if not all three of these things rings true. But not so much when knitting is your business. This past week for Kellie and […]