• Keep the yarn loop on the right needle

    Learn the KNIT Stitch: a Comprehensive Guide

    There are three basic stitches in knitting on which just about every other stitch or technique is built. The knit stitch (K), the purl stitch (P), and the Yarn Over (YO).  The knit and…

    February 12, 2020
  • Knitting at indoor soccer

    How Do I Make the Time to Knit?

    I really love to knit. I really love to craft. I really, really love my family and have to keep them fed, clothed and clean. I really hate cleaning my house, but I like…

    February 10, 2020
  • Fixing a dropped stitch

    What is the Difference Between Knit and Crochet?

    Many people who do not knit or crochet often ask, what is the difference? To them, both skills look the same, utilize yarn and use some sort of tool to make the magic happen.…

    January 31, 2020
  • Llama at Rhinebeck

    NY Sheep and Wool Festival (aka Rhinebeck) 2019

    It’s Rhinebeck. Or just ‘Beck’ if you’re cool. The NY Sheep and Wool Festival was held this year on October 19 & 20. It is usually the third full weekend in October every year.…

    November 13, 2019
  • Sewing on a Button

    How to Sew on a Button / Moving a Button

    Are you wondering how to sew on a button? Sewing on a button is a basic life skill, I learned from my Mom and again in Home Ec classes in middle school and high…

    October 7, 2019
  • How to Make Fabric Napkins using Kitchen Towels

    I don’t know about you, but I personally prefer fabric napkins over paper. They work better, you only need one per meal, they don’t kill trees and they don’t add to landfills. What I…

    September 19, 2019