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6 Excellent Reasons to Start Selfish Knitting

6 Excellent Reasons to Start Selfish Knitting

This year I have decided I am going to focus on doing more selfish knitting. I mentioned in Knitting New Year's Resolutions that I intend to knit four sweaters in 2017... And guess what? They're ALL for me. Yep, you heard that right. I am going to knit all four...

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Demystifying Mystery Yarn: WPI and Fibre Content

Demystifying Mystery Yarn: WPI and Fibre Content

When I first told people I was learning to knit, I suddenly found myself inundated with more balls of donated mystery yarn than I could shake a knitting needle at. I grew up with my Grandparents, so a lot of our family friends were elderly ladies. They were all very...

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Campside Cardi: NaKnitSweMo 2016 Complete (Finally!)

Campside Cardi: NaKnitSweMo 2016 Complete (Finally!)

Ohmigosh my Campside Cardi is done! Look, guys, I'm not one for lying to you. I'm not going to sit here and tell you that I finish every project I ever start because that would be one big fat whopper of a porky pie! In fact, I RARELY finish projects I start. This is a...

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Knitting New Year’s Resolutions

Knitting New Year’s Resolutions

Guess what you guys? I'M BAAAACK! You may (or may not) have noticed that I was gone for a hot minute there, and for that I'm sorry. But I'm not too sorry because my boyfriend and I bought our own house (with my own craft room), which is incredibly exciting. Plus, in...

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Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Knitters

Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Knitters

Seriously, how is it SO close to Christmas already?! It doesn't seem like 2 minutes since I was showing you my favourite knitting projects for Autumn, and now it's nearly Christmas! Time has really got away from me this year. With that in mind, I also realised that I...

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Protecting Your Progress: Using Lifelines in Your Knitting

Protecting Your Progress: Using Lifelines in Your Knitting

Today, I’m going to be talking all about using lifelines in your knitting. I’ll be answering the three most important questions: What is a lifeline in knitting? Should you be using lifelines in your knitting? How do you go about using lifelines in your knitting? So,...

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Top 9 Seamless Baby Knits

Top 9 Seamless Baby Knits

If you're anything like me, you hate seaming your knitting. I know some people love it, and I know there are plenty of knitters who are also fabulous at crochet, and sewing, and weaving, and everything else they get their little mitts on. I try, I really do try, but...

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8 Top Tips for Improving Knitting Tension

8 Top Tips for Improving Knitting Tension

I get asked about improving knitting tension all the time. Bad, or incorrect tension is one of the issues the majority of newbie knitters face. I remember when I first started knitting, I was all fingers and thumbs! I was terrified that the stitches were going to come...

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NaKniSweMo 2016

Do you know what day it is on Tuesday? It's the 1st of November. Do you know what that means? It means that the world over, writers are taking up their pens, and setting the goal to write 50,000 words, in the form of a short novel for NaNoWriMo, or National Novel...

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What is Creativity, and Do You Have It?

What is Creativity, and Do You Have It?

People tell me all the time that they would love to learn to knit, but they're not "creative" enough. When somebody tells me that they're not creative, I just want to give them a big ol' shake! What is creativity, then? And is it something you possess? Creativity...

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Toni Sturrs

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