by Alice Seidel - 2006-12-13
Time certainly does fly! Even though we can't see time, or touch it, we know it has wings! Here it is almost Christmas, and Hanukkah is a mere week and a half away! Oh - what to knit in a hurry!If ...
by Alice Seidel - 2007-01-24
To be knitting. That, is one of the things which I cherish most. And it has such a long history, too.Known today as typically a woman's craft, knitting was originally done by men, shepherds, to be exa...
by Alice Seidel - 2007-02-26
In my last article, I touched upon various ways of readying yourself to begin an afghan project.Once you have selected a pattern -- you can then select your yarn and needles.Needles, of course, come i...
by Lorie Grant DeWorken - 2007-03-03
I started crocheting in college. Crazy way for a college student to spend free time? Definitely. I assure you that I was not as big a loser as it makes me sound though. One night, for some strange rea...
by Alice Seidel - 2007-03-29
If I could give you all there is to know about yarns, and which ones to use for all your knitting projects, it would take up a year's worth of newsletters!What I will do, is to concentrate on the good...
by B Hopkins - 2007-04-10
Ask avid knitters why you should learn their art and they'll usually answer that it's fun. The basic tools needed for knitting will allow you to create handmade knits for yourself and the people in y...
by Alice Seidel - 2007-05-18
Knitting. It's such fun! If ever there was a hobby that just keeps getting better, it has to be knitting!Even if you're "just looking", knitting is so enticing; what with the plethora of luscious y...
by Alice Seidel - 2007-06-13
Learning to knit is such fun!Rather than knowing just the basic stitches and needle and yarn information, you want your knitting to look its very best. For this you also need to know how to block you...
by Alice Seidel - 2007-07-02
Are you a KIP - er? That UFO in your stash, what's that all about? And that pattern instruction, was it WYIF or WYIB?Huh?If you knit, then you have probably run into all sorts of abbreviations, espe...
by Alice Seidel - 2007-07-19
One of the best things about buying yarn for knitting is the absolute profusion of varieties and colors currently available. Walk into any yarn shop and the array of all things woven can be quite over...