FREE: Knitting Gauge Guide

Admittedly, I never swatch to find my gauge. This would explain the many sweater/bolero patterns that are sitting in my closet that need to be frogged. If you are in the same boat and are looking for a gauge guide, Craftsy has done us a solid with their new FREE downloadable guide. Get it here: […]

Big Knit Love Book Giveaway

Do you love chunky knits with big, juicy yarn? Of course you do! Lion Brand Yarn is giving away a copy of Big Knit Love by Linda Zemba Burhance. If you enter, you have a chance to win this new book with 20 knitting patterns for the chunky knit enthusiast in all of us. To enter the Big […]

BOOK GIVEAWAY: Knitting Stitches Visual Encyclopedia

A knitter can never have too many knitting books, and this encyclopedia is a great example of one you should have. If you are interested in winning a copy of Knitting Stitches Visual Encyclopedia by Sharon Turner, then you should head over to Craft Gossip and comment to win!   A sample of some stitches included are, […]

BOOK GIVEAWAY: Garter Stitch Revival

Are you a fan of the garter stitch? It’s probably the first stitch that the majority of us learned when we picked up our knitting habit. I hadn’t heard of the book Garter Stitch Revival by Interweave before, but it has 20 patterns from fingerless mitts to cardigans. Even better than all of those patterns – want a […]

Giveaway: Knitting Know-How

I’m still reeling from the horrific events yesterday in Orlando (I’ve been a resident of The City Beautiful since the late ’90s), but am heartened at knowing so many people locally and around the world (JK Rowling and Adele, especially!) are embracing my community with love and prayers and hope. Thank you. My thoughts and […]

BOOK GIVEAWAY: The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary

It’s Monday, but don’t let that get you down. Why? CraftGossip has a great giveaway over at their site, which is Wendy Bernard’s The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary. From CraftGossip’s description: What’s even better about this book is that you can see more of each stitch. When a swatch is reversible, the back of the swatch […]