Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Bewitching Hour Rule

If you make a mistake in your knitting late in the evening, resist the urge to rip it out. Put it aside until tomorrow. Chances are the mistake won’t look as daunting in the morning when your eyes are sharper and you are rested. 11pm is my bewitching hour and I never rip out after […]

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The Scale Can Be Your Friend (Dividing a Skein of Yarn)

I have found that the best use of a food scale is to weigh your yarn. (My friend the Weight Watchers instructor hates when I say this!) I purchased a digital food scale that displays both ounces and grams. They can be found at many large retail stores (Target, Walmart, etc.) and are fairly inexpensive. […]

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Center of Attention in NYC

I have been excitedly preparing for the Trekking Knit Along for many months. In true form, I took a break from sightseeing last summer in NYC to knit a spell in Times Square. I can be seen knitting my Center of Attention socks while my daughter waited for Broadway tickets. I never mind waiting as […]

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Axis Cable

I am in love with this cable pattern! This interesting design features cables flanking stationary center stitches. As with all cables, just a little bit of work gives your knitting BIG results. Watch the video to learn this surprisingly simple cable. Prepare to be dazzled!

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