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Swatches and Gauge
Do you want your knitting to fit? Then you need to understand what gauge is, and how to swatch for it.
Sweaters, Accessories, or Home Goods?
There are sweater knitters, there are accessory knitters, and there are home knitters. Which one are you?
Sweet Georgia Yarns
One of the nicest presents I have ever received was a “Party of Five” yarn pack from Sweet Georgia in my favorite colors. Why knit with Sweet Georgia? Oh, the length of the list of reasons…
Techniques for Decreasing
Knowing which decrease you're using and why will make you a better knitter. Here is a short review of the three most popular techniques.
That Bald Guy Knits
Rejoice, sock knitters -- there's a new star in the firmament!
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 Big Three Knitting Conferences
Grab the opportunity to meet your favorite authors and teachers! Learn a new skill! Shop a curated selection of vendors! It’s all here at a knitting conference near (or far from) you!
The Craft Yarn Council and its Standards
The Craft Yarn Council is responsible for standardization of symbols across patterns and yarn brands. Here's some information about the most important standards.
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!
The Knitter's Desert Island Bookshelf
It's almost impossible to choose just five books out of all the amazing tomes published on the subject! With that said, here are two essential books for newbies and three more for intermediate and advanced knitters.
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