In the past two months, in addition to lots of other books I reviewed over on Mystery of a Shrinking Violet, I tried out a number of books about crochet, which is a craft I love, but it had been so long since I’ve crocheted that I felt I needed a refresher. I crocheted a lot when I was young, but had to give it up in my 30s due to tendinitis. I want to take crochet up again in a small way.
Patty Lyons’ Knitting Bag of Tricks is packed full of tricks, tips, information. Now there’s to be an ebook update to fix the fixed format and make the text flow and scale for Kindle. Here’s the video where she explains the update.
If you haven’t found Fruity Knitting on YouTube, you might want to. I’ll feature most of my knitting favorites in this blog, eventually. Sometimes that will be in the form of lists of YouTube channels, or blogs. or books. Sometimes it will be a single entry that focuses on one special resource. I will of course also share some of my own knitting. Today I’m happy to steer you toward this mother-daughter team, who have recently featured some yarn producers and knitters in and around Prince Edward Island.
At first I hated knitting Hate is a strong word, but I was a kid at the time, and not given to subtle reactions to problems. The first time I learned to knit was when I was about eight years old, but it didn’t take at that time. I ran into problems my mom couldn’t…