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Check out a few of my knitting related posts.

  • How to Take Your Shawl Game to the Next Level: Applied Lace Borders (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Shawls are one of my favorite things to knit. They’re versatile wearables, great for every season and occasion, AND I absolutely love how simple, beginner-friendly shawls show off hand dyed yarn. Now, if you really want to take your shawl knitting game to the next level, you may want to try a ...
  • Learn to Knit: Continental Knitting (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Now that you’ve learned how to cast on your stitches, how about learn how to knit and purl those stitches, eh? Knitting is made up of knit stitches and purl stitches, and just like with crochet, you can hold the yarn in your left hand or you can hold the yarn in ...
  • Long-Tail Cast On: Start Your Knitting Off Right with This Method of Casting On Stitches There are tons of different ways that you can get started with knitting. It’s called casting on, which is how you get all of your stitches onto the needle so that you can begin a project. While there are so many ways that you can get your stitches on the needle, the long-tail cast on is what ...
  • How to Choose the RIGHT Yarn for Your Next Project (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Having good results with any knit or crochet project depends a LOT on the yarn you choose to work with. It can make or break a design and it can determine how much you (or a lucky recipient of your hard work) love to wear the completed item. As a yarn shop ...
  • Beginner Friendly Knit Patterns: Hand-Picked for You by OMG Yarn One of the many things you end up doing as a yarn shop owner is scouring Ravelry and the internet for patterns that will keep beginning knitters confident in their newfound craft. They need to keep buying yarn, right? Well, now that I don’t have the yarn shop, I find myself still eyeing up some ...
  • Adventures in Sock Knitting: Join in on the Sock Madness “Can you make something like that, mom?” My son constantly asks me if I can knit something he sees in stores. My response is the same every time, “I can knit anything, sweetie.” I usually say that jokingly, but as I cast on the socks for the qualification round for this years’ Sock Madness, I realized, I ...
  • From Concept to Reality: 6 Tips to Writing Awesome Knit or Crochet Design Proposals When I design for an OMG Yarn only publication, I can just execute a design when and how I want to. That’s kind of the point, right? Working for yourself, you can design the things you want. I picture something in my head, I pull out my stitch dictionaries, and I write a pattern. I am ...
  • The Kitten Hat: Free Knit Pattern for the Littlest Resisters Disclaimer: Of the few things I feel strongly enough to speak out about, Women’s Rights and equality are amongst them. I’ve thought long and hard about whether or not I wanted to continue posting about the pink hats that have taken over a lot of fiber arts discussions in a big. I, for one, am a big ...
  • Free Pattern: Knit These Gorgeous Fingerless Mitts to Match OMG Yarn’s Groundhog Hat Don’t forget to grab a copy of the matching Groundhog Hat pattern on Ravelry. Groundhog Fingerless Mitts As a mom and knitting addict, I cannot always take a bunch of double-pointed needles with me in the diaper bag. I wanted to design a set of fingerless gloves that were worked flat to prevent my work coming off ...
  • Duplicate Stitch: How to Avoid Fair Isle Like the Plague About a year ago, a co-member of a local mom’s group, Broads with Babies, commissioned me to make her a HILARIOUS hat, because Wisconsin winters are rough (language, I know).   I’m actually not a fan of any type of two color knitting that is not a stripe – fair isle or intarsia – just because I can be a ...

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