5 Popular Knitting Stitch Types You Need To Know

Knitting Stitch Types

Knitting can seem very intimidating when you’re first starting out, but it is important to realize that there are only a few knitting stitch types that make up the foundation of knitting. Once you know the 5 most popular knitting stitch types, you can knit just about any pattern you wish. Using a combination of[Read More]

Who and What Are Yarn Bombers?

yarn bomb girl

Yarn bombers are knitters and other fiber artists that create street art out of yarn. These artists have been around for years now, but they are still technically “underground,” and most of them hope to stay that way. While yarn bombing does not hold a strong punishment, it is still technically illegal, and most yarn[Read More]

Why I love Mega Knitting and You Should Too!

Grandma’s Knitting Style

Mega Knitting is a new knitting style that is taking over in the knitting community. So many people imagine that it is just knitting on large needles, which it is, but really, it is knitting on really large needles. This is definitely not your grandma’s knitting style, (PIC: …1990 “Grandma’s Knitting style”) but the benefit[Read More]

Knitting Pattern Abbreviations – A Handy Summary

To follow on from my last post, the other knitting ideas I find really handy is to have a summary of knitting pattern abbreviations and conversions close to hand. So here's a list of all the ones I know or could find – feel free to add more if you know some! ALT – Alternate[Read More]