I won’t ask for a show of hands, but how many of you have looked at a knitting pattern, shrugged at the line that says, “Make a gauge swatch” and entrusted the fit of your knitting project to wild optimism? Are you part of the knitting population who closes their eyes, clicks their heels, and… More Why bother with a gauge swatch?
We’ve all been watching the devastation taking place in Australia with the wildfires. Efforts are being taken to save not just humans and property but the wildlife. It is estimated that close to a billion animals have already been lost to this fire. One thing that is helping is people are knitting, crocheting, and sewing… More Australia Needs Your Help
Knitting patterns that are enjoyable to make and feasible to finish in time for Christmas are not unicorns. They do exist and Ingebretsen’s has them. You are not consigned to giving cute Christmas cards with rain checks and promises that the recipients will get their gift on St. Patrick’s Day. Below are some suggestions for… More Quick knits that are lovely gifts