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Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible Review

Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible Review

DISCLAIMER: Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible Review. I received this book free from Tuttle Publishing in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own, and I will never recommend a product that I don't believe my readers will enjoy or find useful. This post...

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Fixing Mistakes: The One Thing every knitter should do

Fixing Mistakes: The One Thing every knitter should do

Today we're talking fixing mistakes! And rock climbing... Here's something you may not know about me... I really enjoy rock climbing. I'm not a very athletic person, and I've never found an exercise I enjoy besides swimming, (unless knitting counts as...

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7 Autumn Knitting Patterns

7 Autumn Knitting Patterns

Can you feel that? That's right, yesterday marked the Autumnal Equinox (if you're in the Northern Hemisphere), and I could not be more ready! Last year, I brought you this post, which featured my 6 favourite Autumn Knitting patterns. This year, I wanted to...

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5 Knitting Myths That are Holding You Back

5 Knitting Myths That are Holding You Back

Today we're talking about knitting myths, and how they could be affecting your journey. First, I want to talk to you a little bit about my own knitting journey. Are you sitting comfortably? Good. Then we'll begin. (Bonus points if you understand that...

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How to Get Out of a Slump… Maybe!

How to Get Out of a Slump… Maybe!

Note: I normally blog about knitting tips and such... This isn't that. It's about getting out of a slump... by sorting out your knitting stuff. Stick with me on this... Have you ever felt like you're in a slump? I'm sure you have; I think it is an...

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4 Beginner Knitting Mistakes That Are Easy to Fix

4 Beginner Knitting Mistakes That Are Easy to Fix

In this post, we are talking about beginner knitting mistakes. Let's be honest now, raise your hand if you have ever found that you have way more stitches than you started with and freaked out a little bit (or a lot!)? I know I certainly have - more times...

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How to Knit Confidently… (Plus an Announcement)

How to Knit Confidently… (Plus an Announcement)

Hello, stranger! So you may have noticed that I haven't been around on the blog for... oooh, AGES. In fact, THIS was my last blog post, and that was posted on the 13th May! Goodness gracious, I've been away for 3 months! I actually feel a little ashamed...

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How to Catch and Fix Dropped Stitches Easily

How to Catch and Fix Dropped Stitches Easily

Guys. I get dropped stitches ALL. THE. FREAKIN'. TIME. Don't you hate that? When you're working your way through your project, enjoying the process, then BOOM the stitch is dropped and the project is ruined? Bah. Now you've got to start over. Or do you? The answer is,...

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How to Insert and Use Afterthought Lifelines

How to Insert and Use Afterthought Lifelines

In this post, we are looking at afterthought lifelines. I recently wrote a post all about standard lifelines in knitting. We looked at how you can go about inserting one into your work as a sort of "preemptive strike", against potential mistakes our future selves...

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Using a Yarn Ball Winder to Correct Tension Issues

Using a Yarn Ball Winder to Correct Tension Issues

Just recently, somebody in the Facebook Group asked about yarn ball winders. They wanted to know whether I would recommend getting one, and why? *Disclaimer: This list contains affiliate links. If you click and purchase through these links you will be helping to fund...

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Toni Sturrs

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