Quarantine Knitting

I have been carelessly casting on. If I’ve got the needles and the yarn I’ve just been going for it. My family will be moving to Washington state the end of the year so the more knitwear the better! I’ve started and completed my first shawl! The only reason I chose this pattern was becauseContinue reading “Quarantine Knitting”

Stayin’ Home and Knittin’

Whew! The last couple of weeks have been intense. It doesn’t look like it’ll be getting back to normal anytime soon. With so much time at home now how are you filling it? Are y’all starting new projects or getting all those projects finished up? This week I’ll finish up my first test knit! IContinue reading “Stayin’ Home and Knittin’”

Stitch of the Week: 3

Linen Stitch The linen stitch is so much easier then it looks. If you can knit and purl then you can do this stitch. YF- move yarn to the front of work YB- move yarn to the back of work SL- slip stitch Cast on an even amount. Row 1: (right side) *k1, yf, slContinue reading “Stitch of the Week: 3”

Cancun Boxy Lace Top

Lace looks so dainty and fragile. More importantly, it looks incredibly difficult to knit. There are so many stitches to count and mistakes are easily spotted. I chose do to this free pattern from Ravelry to face my fears. The Cancun boxy lace top by Erin Kate Archer is simple in construction. It’s just twoContinue reading “Cancun Boxy Lace Top”

Stitch of the Week: 2

This week we have another simple and widely used stitch pattern. The stockinette (or stocking) stitch is an easy pattern. Cast on any amount of stitches. Alternate between knit rows and purl rows. When working in the round stockinette is just knit row after knit row. Stockinette stitch is all smooth and made of aContinue reading “Stitch of the Week: 2”

Knitting Needles

One of my favorite sounds ever is the sound of two needles click clicking together. It is so relaxing that I’ll look up knitting tutorials on YouTube to hear it! For others however the click click drives them crazy. For those of us that like the sound these metal interchangeable needles are great. You getContinue reading “Knitting Needles”

Stitch of the Week: 1

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. I may receive a small commission at no cost to you when you make a purchase using the links. Our first stitch will be a really simple and basic one: garter stitch. This is a great stitch and used from beginners to advanced. This will likely be yourContinue reading “Stitch of the Week: 1”