Crafts

Taking some time to reflect

Dear Knitters and Readers, Thank you for following Ingebretsen’s Knitting blog. We want to let you know that we will ...
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Why bother with a gauge swatch?

Skeins of new yarn just call to you to jump in and start knitting. I won’t ask for a show ...
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Australia Needs Your Help

We’ve all been watching the devastation taking place in Australia with the wildfires. Efforts are being taken to save not ...
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A gift guide for knitters who are pressed for time.

There comes a time in a knitter’s life, usually in mid-December, when one realizes the list of gifts one planned ...
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Quick knits that are lovely gifts

Knitting patterns that are enjoyable to make and feasible to finish in time for Christmas are not unicorns. They do ...
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Ready, Set, Go start knitting your Christmas gifts.

October is a time to pick apples, pumpkins, and patterns for hand-knitted Christmas gifts.  Hand-made gifts are appreciated, Ralphie’s pink ...
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Wendy J. Johnson: Celebrating Swedish Knitting Traditions

“My mission is to let people know about Swedish knitting, “ says Wendy J. Johnson, knitting designer and instructor. Her ...
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It’s summertime, and the knittin’ is easy…

Knitting in the summer is fun. It just requires a few adjustments.  Going to  an air-conditioned room is one option ...
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Designer Profile: Theresa Gaffey

Theresa Gaffey, working on a modular shawl. Theresa Gaffey is a bit of a Renaissance woman, though she is more ...
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A Shaggy Dog Story

It’s a fiber 8 times warmer than wool. It doesn’t shrink when washed and it doesn’t stretch. And if you ...
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