Thoughts & Opinions
These are general musings about knitting, the whys of knitting, and some opinion pieces.
Buying Yarn Local Shop versus Big Box Store
With all of the places to buy yarn a knitter can be overwhelmed. This article discusses where you should buy yarn.
Common knitting phrases
Describes some old knitting terms and what they have been replaced with.
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.
Keeping a Knitting Journal
Keeping a knitting journal helps you keep track of all of your projects and keeps you from repeating past mistakes or allows you to capitalize on successes.
What is knitting, a statement of what knitting means to me.
Knitting because you like it, want to learn something, are waiting in line, or need a present. There are many reasons. Sit back and enjoy it.
Knitting to a deadline
Knitting to a deadline can be an uncomfortable process, it may be good uncomfortable or bad depending on your point of view.
Knitting to finish or knitting as a process
Do you have a lot of items you have started knitting, but never finished. You are not alone. Knitting for you may be a process.
Sweaters, Accessories, or Home Goods?
There are sweater knitters, there are accessory knitters, and there are home knitters. Which one are you?
Ten reasons to love knitting
Top ten lists are fun and can be helpful to understand why you like what you like. This list will address the "things" I like about knitting and the things I love about the process of knitting.
The Sweater Curse
Urban legend, or common sense caution? The “sweater curse” is actually protection for one’s soul.
Tips for Baby Gifts
…. So your friend or relative is pregnant. You’ve got this – you’re a knitter! But think before you cast on!
What do you do while you knit
I have come to really enjoy watching my favorite movies over again, listening to podcasts, and especially listening to audiobooks while knitting.
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Yarn shop etiquette is tricky some time, but here are tips for customers as well as owners and employees to make sure we are all getting what we want out of the yarn shop experience.
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