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Top 14 Best Knitting Blogs for 2022

November 23, 2021 4 min read 0 Comments

As we approach 2022, we optimistically look forward to the continued growth and creativity of the knitting community. The knitting community did not disappoint in 2021 and great things are on the horizon. We have added to our previous list of top 7 best knitting blogs and are rolling our our top 14 knitting blogs for the upcoming year. From vibrant yarns to unique patterns, and perfect techniques, knitting in 2022 is going to be fabulous.
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5 Steps to Start a New Knitting Group

November 16, 2021 3 min read 0 Comments

A common misconception about knitters is that we are all introverted. Sure, it is nice to cozy up in a comfortable, quiet space and knit in peaceful meditation, but we like to connect, also! If you are feeling a bit isolated and are considering starting a new knitting group, this is for you. Here are our steps for creating a thriving knitting group that will bring joy for years to come.
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Guide for Left Handed Knitters

Guide for Left Handed Knitters

November 10, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

If you are a left-handed knitter, you have likely been told to "knit right-handed." Many left-handed knitters give up as they are trying to knit with a mirror image where they have to work the stitches in a way that isn't intuitive. Our message to left-handed knitters is: Don't give up! Everyone can knit!
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7 Comfy Winter Sock Knitting Projects

November 03, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

As we settle into the chilly weather this season, there is nothing cozier or more comforting than soft, hand knitted socks. Toasty knit socks are like a big hug for our feet and everyone needs at least one pair. With so many sock patterns available, it can be tricky to know which pattern will suit you best. Here are our favorite 7 comfy winter sock knitting projects.
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Find discontinued yarn

3 Clever Ways to Find Discontinued Yarn

October 26, 2021 3 min read 0 Comments

Whether you found an irresistible deal on a few skeins of discontinued yarn or your favorite yarn was suddenly discontinued, finding a bit more of a discontinued yarn can seem daunting. Your gorgeous project is sitting there, 3/4 of the way complete, just waiting for more yarn. 

While you may need to be patient and persistent, finding discontinued yarn isn't impossible. Always visit the manufacturers website and also call them directly first. Many times they have some available. If you are desperately searching for more yarn to finish your project, here are some places to try. 

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Knitting without needles

How to Knit Without Needles

October 19, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

Knitting without needles might sound like an impossible task, but it is actually quite simple with the right technique. Finger knitting and arm knitting are ways to knit without needles and are great techniques for knitters who want to create projects on the go or want a break from their usual knitting routine. Here, we will explore both how to knit without needles and some of the beautiful projects you can create with this underrated knitting method.
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5 Knitted Gifts for Teachers

5 Knitted Gifts for Teachers

October 01, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

We all love knitting because it is a fun hobby that brings hours of enjoyment. It can also be a great way to express love and appreciation by giving back to the community through homemade knitted gifts. With the holidays approaching, giving knitted gifts to teachers is a way to stand out in the sea of coffee mugs and gift cards that teachers typically receive. Here are our 5 favorite knitted gifts for teachers that you can knit in an afternoon or two. They are quick and simple projects that add a personal touch and are guaranteed to be appreciated.
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How to Knit a Slip Stitch

How to Knit Slip Stitch

September 24, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

Slip stitch is a basic knitting technique that is commonly used to create an even edge on your finished garment. It is also used to create shaping or patterns within a garment. When a knitters slips a stitch, it means that they move a stitch from the left needle to the right needle without knitting, purling, or twisting it.
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How to Alter a Knitting Pattern

How to Successfully Alter a Knitting Pattern

September 14, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

Knitting patterns are a little like recipes. They're designed to be followed as written, but sometimes you need to alter the ingredients or instructions for your own purposes. We all know that knitting patterns sometimes don't fit perfectly. Maybe your gauge is off or you are using a thicker or thinner yarn. The interesting thing about knitting is that it's an extremely personal hobby and there's no right way, but many wrong ways of doing something. We are here to discuss a few tips for altering a knitting pattern.
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Ways to Improve Stranded Knitting

September 01, 2021 3 min read 0 Comments

Creating colorful patterns in knitting is fun and feels adventurous to beginner knitters. If you want your color to be patterned, rather than striped, stranded knitting is the way to get there. When you first start with stranded knitting, it may feel a bit confusing or cumbersome. Here are a few ways to improve your stranded knitting to achieve the results you want. 
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Back to school knitting projects

Back to School Knitting Projects

August 26, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

As the summer months fade into fall, the back to school buzz is all around. Before your children head back to school, celebrate the last days of summer break knitting something special for them for the new school year. 

Here are a few of our favorite back to school knitting projects.

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These Olympic Athletes Knit to Cope with Stress

These Olympic Athletes Knit to Cope with Stress

August 04, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

Life can be stressful. Imagine how intense the stress can be when you are competing for the gold medal in The Olympic Games. Although we idolize many of the Olympic athletes, they are people- just like us. Mental health has been a widely discussed topic at this year's Olympic games and we couldn't help but notice that many Olympic athletes cope with stress by knitting! 
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