Finished Outfit-Along Outfit

July 31, 2014By Andi

Today is the last day of the Outfit-Along, which means it’s time to share pictures of your finished outfits in the OAL FO thread on Ravelry. Four lucky crafters who completed their outfits will be randomly selected to win both an Untangling Knots knitting pattern and a sewing pattern from Indie Stitches, so be sure … Read More

Weaving in the Ends on Myrna

July 14, 2014By Andi

The last parts of making a sweater are always my least favorite because they’re not actual knitting. Weaving in ends and attaching buttons are not super fun in my opinion. You have my permission to grumble at your project while you do this. I always do. I use two different tools to weave in my … Read More

Myrna’s Second Sleeve

July 2, 2014By Andi

It’s been awhile since I shared my own Myrna progress! I met up with one of my friends last night for a little knitting, and I started my second sleeve. I made quite a bit of progress on it. Those short rows go by so quickly! I still haven’t started my dress yet, but I’m … Read More

About Those Short Rows…

June 25, 2014By Andi

I was asked to go into a little more detail about the short rows sleeve caps on Myrna for the OAL. The pattern has the first couple of short rows written out for you, and then it sets you free to continue to knit as established in those previous rows. In this section you’re zigzagging … Read More

3 Tips for Picking Up Stitches

June 16, 2014By Andi

This is a post for knitters who love to be precise! Here are some of my best tips for even distribution when picking up stitches. 1. Break everything down into large basic sections to figure out how the stitches should be distributed. Divide up the area to be picked up from into logical sections. For … Read More