Gauge: Why It’s Important

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you know that I recently started teaching knitting classes at my LYS (local yarn shop). To prepare for my first class, I started to think about what I wish I knew when I first started knitting. What came to mind? The importance of gauge! Gauge is such a…

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Free Pattern – Polar Purlin’ Beanie

Want a matching hat to go with your Polar Purlin’ Cowl? You’ve come to the right place! This hat is a fun, easy knit available in a variety of sizes, so you can make matching hats for your entire family! This pattern is also great for stash-busting. If you’d like an ad-free, printable version of…

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Loch Raven Beanie

This beanie pattern is still one of my favorites – the rows of texture and the super bulky yarn make for a quick and satisfying knit. I’m excited to share tihs pattern with you for free on the blog! If you’d like an ad-free, printable version, you can grab it from my Ravelry shop here.…

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Seed Stitch Coaster Pattern

Do you have a stash of yarn larger than you’d like to admit? Don’t be shy, go ahead and raise your hand. I’m right there with you! Last year, I purchased a lot of yarn, assuming I would use it for product replenishment during market season. Unfortunately, I had a pretty slow market season this…

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The Importance of Handmade

No matter the medium, that inspiration, and subsequent process of making, is undeniably personal. That’s time, energy and effort you are putting into making that item. And that item is one of a kind, unique to your process and your hands! How special is that?

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