All About

Knitting

Interested in knitting? Check out the blog posts below to learn the basics, learn how to fix mistakes and also move onto more difficult techniques.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gap-tas-tic Cowl by Jen Geigley

    Summer Knitting

    The summer is coming to a close, without fail we get to the end of the summer before I’ve done even a quarter of what I planned. It holds true for my summer knitting…

    August 30, 2017