Such a great post! Knitting can be an integral part of self-care – don’t ever feel bad for knitting just for you!
I always see Knit alongs and suggestions for projects in January that are labeled as “selfish” knitting. Meaning, knitting that you’re doing for yourself can be seen as selfish. I’ve said it myself because that’s what it has been called, but I’ve decided I don’t like that adjective. It’s just knitting. I realized years ago […]
via It Isn’t Selfish, It’s Just Knitting — Yards of Happiness
I loved this article! It has some great, practical advice for those just getting started!
If you’re just learning to knit or still a beginner, give yourself a break. I would guess that all knitters have an awful mess of a first project they’ll never forget. But we all hope you’ll try that second project.
via Your First Piece of Knitting Will Be Awful, And That’s Okay — Sycamore Cove Knitting
This is such a sweet story from Compassionknit!
Wonderful things can happen when we connect. I read a post on a local TRASH NOTHING thread. A woman and her son needed yarns for making Twiddle Mitts. Regina had just given me a very large sum of yarns that needed a home for charity knitting. So, since Regina is an amazing charity knitting person, […]
via You Just Never Know — Compassionknit
Look how gorgeous this knit stitch is! I think this one is perfect for last-minute holiday knitting!
Warm Up Ohio
The Offset Parallel cable uses the very basic cable stitch. But just a slight twist in the normal scheme of knitting creates a distinctive cable pattern that has a bold look on your fabric. As a panel, it has a great bold look and yet it can easily be inserted into other designs with a […]
via Knitting Pattern: 6 Stitch Offset Parallel Cable — Crafting Delight
This is a great pattern for a shawl from Diana!
The best things in life are free, or at least, they come for free when you buy yarn. I found this pattern on the inside of a paper sleeve of yarn. This pattern is simple, gorgeous, and oh-so squishy. I love Caron Cakes yarn (or any self-striping cake yarn) because I don’t have to think […]
via Caron Cakes Triangle Knit Shawl — Two Paws Knitting Co.