One cold windy day in Portland, I realized I was just like the shoemaker's children who had no shoes. Only for me, it was a hat.
In defense of swatching as a practical, spiritual, and deeply creative knitting enterprise all its own - with free patterns to get you started.
Is your stash piling up? Here are some, um, "creative" techniques for getting every last ounce of storage space out of your home.
What's in a name?
Say "Donegal" and most knitters think of that robust, hearty stuff from County Donegal, spun on a spinning mule and peppered with colorful flecks of tweed. Soft Donegal is still made in County Donegal on a mule and peppered with those colorful
I’ve just returned from the American Sheep Industry Association’s annual conference, which took place in Denver, Colorado. Knitters don't go to the ASI—at least not for the conference part of the event. The ASI sits way upstream from knitting, in the realm of fields and