Just a quick share after viewing this interesting video from Roxanne Richardson, covering Weldon’s Practical Needlework, and discussing the difference between socks and stockings. A trip into knitting history.
Clasped Weft Join for joining non-felting yarns
The Clasped Weft Join is similar to what I already do when joining a new ball of the same color, where I knit a few stitches with both yarns. But this is better, because it appears to keep everything more snug, and it can be adapted for color changes as well.
My recent knitting — a raglan cardigan
This is what I’m working on at the moment, the pattern that Lion Brand calls a Simple Raglan Cardi. It’s a basic lightweight cardigan for those transitional times in the year when it’s not really cold and not really warm out.
The Knitty Stew Travels Canada With Knitting
The Knitty Stew is a flight attendant for a Canadian airline, and a seasoned knitter. Hers is a fairly new channel compared to prior YouTube channels I posted about, but she’s not new to knitting.
Edible Thoughts Makes for Golden Thoughts About Knitting
For my second installment in my top favorite YouTube knitting channels to watch, I want to recommend the wonderful series of videos by Stephanie at Edible Thoughts Makes.
Patty Lyons has an ebook update for her Knitting Bag of Tricks
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.
Fruity Knitting Visits Prince Edward Island
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.
My long road to knitting
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…