Knitting and Health

Stephanie Mangino over at So Crafty brought this article to my attention.  “Learn to Knit and Improve Your Health!,” from, is an interesting article.  As a knitter, I believe, yes, knitting is good for your health, but I am biased.  At least I know it’s good for mine. I encourage you to read the […]

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Tricksy Knitter Charts

With my new found love of Fair Isle, I’ve recently discovered the Tricksy Knitter site which allows you to digitally create your own knitting charts, complete with color. I’ve been playing around with the chart interface for a few days now.  I think I’ve gotten the hang of it.  It can be a little difficult […]

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Fair Isle

I taught myself Fair Isle!  I can’t believe it!  Fair Isle has been one of my worst knitting fears since I started.  Two colors at once?  In each hand?  Seriously?! I had the help of two books.  I took a crash course in Continental knitting courtesy of my trusty Maran Illustrated Knitting and Crochet book, […]

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