• Showing how to do a knit stitch

    How to Knit the Stockinette Stitch

    The Stockinette Stitch is the most popular knitting stitch. It is what you picture in your mind when you think about a warm, cozy knit sweater. It is smooth and luxurious. It is what…

    July 28, 2020
  • purl side of a knit project

    Learn the Purl Stitch: a Comprehensive Guide

    We are going to learn how to do the Purl Stitch in knitting. We need it to make our knitting more interesting. You can knit every single stitch in a project and it will…

    June 23, 2020
  • Threading a needle

    How to Thread a Needle and Keep it Threaded

    This sounds like a silly post topic. But don’t be fooled, threading the needle can sometimes be the most annoying bit about hand sewing (and machine sewing if you do not have an automatic…

    June 9, 2020
  • Bright pink yarn knit in the garter stitch pattern

    What is a Garter Stitch in Knitting?

    After learning how to cast yarn onto needles and the basic knit stitch, you need to know how to create a fabric from all those knit stitches, otherwise knitting would just be yarn looped…

    May 28, 2020
  • Bobbin case from Bernina Sewing Machine

    How to Fix Bobbin Tension

    Is your bobbin thread showing on the top side of your fabric? Are your stitches just looking wonky and not very strong or even? Sounds like your sewing machine tension is out of whack…

    April 23, 2020
  • Stitch Clinic featuring Button Counter

    DIY Fabric Face Masks – Help Local Hospitals

    With the current health crisis, there is a massive need for DIY fabric face masks. They do not replace the N95 masks that are in use, rather they extend the life of the masks.…

    March 23, 2020
  • blended Fiber yarn to get the best blend of characteristics

    Why is Yarn so Expensive?

    Have you ever asked yourself, ‘Why is yarn so expensive?’ When thinking about a hobby to learn or a project to start, your budget should will be an important consideration. A lot of hobbies…

    March 17, 2020