I can’t stress enough the importance of knitting and crochet GAUGE when it comes to making items that are meant to fit a specific size.
Oh I just love those perfectly rounded sock toes without “EARS”! To achieve this result in kitchener stitch, you just need to work the first
Short Rows is a knitting technique, commonly used for shaping & curving knit sections (sock heels, gussets, bust shaping, shoulder shaping, etc) or for creating
Steam blocking is another simple way to block knit and crochet projects. If you are not sure what blocking is and why it’s needed, you
Wet blocking is a finishing step recommended for most handknit items and is often used in crochet patterns. Blocking tremendously improves the finished look of
When a pattern calls for working with multiple strands of yarn held together…what would be your best options? The easiest answer, obviously, is to pull 1 strand of
There are a few different ways to make twisted cords from yarn. When I tried to make a rope the very first time (many years