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Stranded knitting is a special technique that results in beautiful colorwork. This article discusses some how-tos to keep in mind.
Manos del Uruguay Yarn
A Fair Trade certified country, Manos del Uruguay helps women in rural areas support themselves and their families. Oh, and the company also produces gorgeous yarns.
A Few Good Reasons to Knit Socks
Why would anyone knit an item that costs only a few dollars at Target? Well, knitters have good reasons!
Like Linus, children all over the United States depend on their 'blankies' for comfort when ill or enduring trauma. Project Linus is a charity that provides these blankets.
For many people, the best part of knitting is the ability to shower loved ones with gifts, especially during the holidays. It’s important to think this through before beginning in order to limit frustration and burnout. Here are some tips for knitting your way through the holiday season.
The Sweater Curse
Urban legend, or common sense caution? The “sweater curse” is actually protection for one’s soul.
That Second Sock Syndrome
One sock is finished. The other is taking... forever. What to do? Here's an SOS for the dreaded SSS...
The Kitchener Stitch
It only seems difficult! Once you understand how the Kitchener stitch works, you'll be knitting socks from the top down with no problem!
Choosing Knitting and Cable Needles
There is a plethora of needle choices out there, and it can be difficult to choose. Here are some considerations to keep in mind.
A Primer on Yarn Sizes
Yarn is spun from a fiber’s original shape; as such, it can be made into a number of different sizes that affect the look of the finished product. Here's a primer for newbies and a review for veteran knitters!
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