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How to Knit

How Do You Wind Your Yarn?

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Using your left-hand needle work the second stitch over the third stitch and off your needles.

How to Do a Double Yarn Over | Knitting

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That's been our goal for a little while, and the only question was one of when.

That would be a frustratingly short scarf. But all I had to do was give a half twist in the middle and whip stitch the ends to gather to make it into ...

Five Ways to Neatly Bind Off the Last Stitch

Today I have a chatty little catch-up episode, which I recorded just before heading off to the Squam Art Workshops. As ever, there's the question of travel ...

Just stop by the store and we'll sort it all out. We can't wait to see all your projects! Have fun!

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If you find your favorite color is already out of stock, please just send me a quick note at [email protected], and I can set up a pre-order for ...

How to Do a Yarn Over | Knitting

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Just stop by the store and we'll sort it all out. We can't wait to see all your projects! Have fun!

I came home with a mix of yarns: vivid pink lac-dyed Finnish wool from Aurinkokehrä (purchased from Midwinter Yarns); sock minis from Phileas Yarns for a ...

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... BFL last year in this super-charming "Dalmatian" colourway by Ancient Arts (another fantastic Canadian dyer) it was to make a hat, but I tried casting ...

... BFL last year in this super-charming "Dalmatian" colourway by Ancient Arts (another fantastic Canadian dyer) it was to make a hat, but I tried casting ...

Binding Off. 1

Don't use a slip knot when casting on

Yarn Dyeing Cyanotype Knit Swatches with Studio Knit

Confetti Scarf

Third Vault Yarns self stripe with a duplicate 'rare stitch' added

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines.

We finally came to the last day we could take photos and we knew we just had to go for it, and hopefully learn how to take some bright light pictures that ...

Beginnings of a mitered square blanket - yes, another one :)

It's May, the sun is finally putting in an appearance – and it's nearly launch time for the Shetland Wool Week programme!

You do not, of course, want to wind yarn that is even a little wet into a ball.

Lisa's List: 12 Yarn Ball Types and How to Knit with Them

I'd also like to give a big congratulations to Kaitlin, the winner of the Woolberry giveaway!! Thank you to everyone who left comments - they were so much ...

I've hit the part of my shawl where the rows never end. They just go on and on, a million mile of wool. Sometimes I lose myself in them, forget where I ...

They're just so pretty, and I love laying them out in a single pan or two, then dyeing them all fadey style. It's pretty neat.

Look at this beautiful fabric. I want to dive into it!

Harrisville Hydro Turbine Yarn; Size 11 needles

... BFL last year in this super-charming "Dalmatian" colourway by Ancient Arts (another fantastic Canadian dyer) it was to make a hat, but I tried casting ...

Cheat Sheets for knitting! Oh how I love this. Want to print it out and laminate it :)

1Lay the work down on a table in front of you and take a look.

Kinky Yarn Pinwheel Dye

Many, many knitters are familiar with Edinburgh Yarn Festival by now, even if only by reputation. It's a massive event, one organized by just two people, ...

Stripy socks and a celebration

A year ago, I announced to the world that I was going to launch my own indie yarn label — Tributary Yarns. At the time, it felt a little wild and crazy.

Fast-forward a generation, and you can find a fiber artist just about anywhere – she's the fifth grader in your dentist's waiting room, the chatty group in ...

20 Chromecast tips and tricks. The seemingly simple Chromecast has a ...

I've finally cast off my shawl, and now I'm in the process of weaving in the ends and then blocking it. Yay! I can't wait to wear it!

Two new cakes of Kinky Yarn.

For now, I'm going to be toasty warm and totally secretly smug that the extra effort wasn't utterly wasted.

Spinning Yarn

All purchases of Watershed Worsted will be shipped with a hard copy of the Bayland Cowl pattern. Please just be in touch if you'd also like a code for ...

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7Position the working yarn so that it runs up from the last cast-on stitch to the outside of the project.

The Pattern Please Shawl

the wool (the entire 500g is in ONE skein - still need to wind this

The Details: How to make a pompom (free tutorial)

I am quite fund of the long tube cowl style. This pattern seems like a great way to work with a bunch of colors and is a perfect mini skein project .

Tip Corner

[Apple Tree Knits: Plush DK in the Cherry Blossom Colorway]

When you think of knitting, do you think of the many different fibers you can use for your projects? There are so many different types and fabrics of yarn ...

Buy Your Kinky Yarn

What has been your most challenging knitwear/spinning/dye/weave project to date? … that has to be my Lunklet Jacket! The first one was a very satisfying ...

below: the entirety of my 'stash' (ie all the yarn I own - not including WIPs) as at 5th Jan 2018.

Long Circular Needle / Magic Loop Method | Circular Knitting

Yarn Dyeing Cyanotype Knit Swatches with Studio Knit

An 'ear-free' sock toe

They're just so pretty, and I love laying them out in a single pan or two, then dyeing them all fadey style. It's pretty neat.

Queue Check — May 2019

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Kinky Yarn Pinwheel Dye

This gradient yarn set includes 5 twisted hanks of yummy merino.

Get your pattern, buy your yarn, create a swatch (yes, you really need to do one!), and get ready to knit with ...

A small boat basin in Humboldt Bay. At night, the lights reflect off the water and sparkler with color.

How to improvise a top-down sweater, Epilogue: The possibilities are endless

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LAMPLIGHT: 1 skein of Line Weight in Gray Fig, Sea Salt and Yellow Yellow + 4 skeins of Heirloom White

Somehow we have ended up in Mexico without yarn with which to knit. Poor planning, being young and impulsive and all that.

2Adjust your cast-on edge so that it is not twisted around the needle.

In today's episode I have some personal knitting to share, including a new sweater pattern I have been stalking as my Clio gets closer to completion.

A small version of this shawl can be knit with one skein, knit as pictured with two skeins, or you could go for the large with three skeins. Or one of each ...

There's a lot to love about that project, even if it's slow-going at the moment since I'm knitting on so many other things. I'd love to get it finished in ...

This limited edition set is ready to ship! Our Canada Post shipping deadline for holiday arrival (Canada / USA) is December 8th.

April Hat bobble beret (free pattern)

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Purl Soho's Pebble Dishcloths Bundle has enough yarn to make 5 dishtowels, one in each color. It includes…

It's been a few years since I have embarked on an (overly) ambitious holiday knitting agenda. The last time this happened, I nearly gave myself a stroke.

I'm excited about this project for not only the opportunity to try something new, but also because I'm always looking for a new pattern that allows me to ...

ROMANCE | Luna, Sweet Pea, Hippolyta, Ina's Red, Crush

After completing the circular swatch that we have outlined in our Cordova Gansey steps, and laying out my thoughts and figurings on charting paper and in my ...

If you are going to work with “real” chemical dyes, that's a big undertaking and among many other precautions, you need to use pots and spoons dedicated ...

Beginning Spinning on a Wheel Online Workshop

This week I revealed the theme for our 4th season of The Shawl Society and I'm getting so, so, excited to begin another adventure with so many brilliant ...