Articles and Interviews

Learn more about the craft you love with these knitting articles and interviews.


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Ready, Set, Stitch: Joining Motifs

When knitting motifs/doilies most of the time you do not bind them off as you normally do. As regular bind off does not produce a beautiful finished edge. Most instructions call for finishing the item with a crochet hook. For knitters who know how to crochet that is not a problem. However, if you do

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It’s in the Stars!

As yarn lovers, it’s hard to imagine there was ever a time when we didn’t have least one six projects going at any given time. Knitting, after all, is a passion! But what if it’s more than that – what if it’s something written in the stars?

If you’re a fan of horoscopes (or if you’re

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Fiber Throwdown

 Choosing yarn for a project can be quite daunting. There are so many fibers and blends available: from workhorse highland wool to merino to alpaca; cotton to bamboo to linen; acrylic, acrylic blends, and nearly every possible combination of any of these. A 100g skein of yarn might cost $1.99 (think craft store acrylic), or

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Katrinkles Dachshund Wraps Per Inch Tool

If you have yarn missing labels, this little Dachshund is coming to the rescue. Measure the thickness of any yarn by simply wrapping the yarn around his belly. Depending on the number of wraps, you may find you have worsted weight yarn or perhaps super bulky yarn. Forget the guesswork with this hand little tool

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Cuff Knitting Counter

Keep track of your rows with this aluminum cuff bracelet counter that tracks up to 100 rows of knitting! You’ll never lose count again or have to mess with tallying your rows on a piece of paper. Cute and handy, this row counter is a great addition to your knitting tools.

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Tulip Point Protectors

Keep your stitches in place in style with these adorable Tulip Point Protectors. Unlike round point protectors, these won’t roll off the table so you can place your knitting down with confidence. Pick from a variety of colors including pink, blue and green. These protectors fit US size 0-7 needles and can even be used

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I Love Knitting Stickers (Dover Sticker Books)

Not your typical book, this sticker collection is for the knitting obsessed. Whether you are young or old, these stickers will add a bit of whimsy to your notebooks, pattern binders and more. Twenty six stickers include everything from woolly mittens and hats to rosy-cheeked lambs and knit-themed sayings.

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