When I first decided I wanted to get my craft on, it was a scary prospect, as I’d always felt I was terribly uncoordinated. Using my hands to make stuff just seemed like crazy talk. Then I began to learn loom knitting and my attitude completely changed! I started out simple with french knitting, one […]
Welcome Beginner Knitters! So you’ve cast on and have been knitting with great success, but now you’re running out of yarn! Don’t worry, there are lots of different ways to join yarn! And some are super simple! Yes, there are ways to join yarn without having ends to weave in later, but most of the time, […]
Welcome Beginner Knitters! So you watched my first video about casting on already, and now you’re ready to knit! I’m so excited you’re ready to take the plunge and learn how to knit. I know knitting looks like magic, but it’s basically just making loops with yarn. Remember that if you get frustrated! As […]
I have more or less completely taught myself to knit from tutorials on the Internet. I am constantly learning new techniques, new ideas, and new designs. It’s what I love about knitting – that there is always a new challenge. I pride myself on learning new techniques on YouTube, and was incredibly excited to get my […]
A little over a week ago, I went to the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta, our local fiber festival, for the first time. It was such fun to meet amazing vendors like Crave Yarn and Hooked On You. (Interviews with them coming soon!) It’s always fun to go to a fiber festival wearing your latest and […]
I taught myself to knit with lots of youtube videos and the help of friends. So I decided to create my own beginner knitter videos to teach what I wish I had known starting out! Please let me know what you think or if you have any feedback! I’m happy to help with any knitting […]
I was recently on vacation in New York City, and my fabulous best friend, Demi, was wondering the city with me. She was kind enough to drop into a local yarn store with me and one thing led to another…suddenly she had needles and yarn in her hands. I was talking her through her first knit stitches, and she looked at me, eyes wide, and said these magical words- “I can see how this would be really addictive.” She said the next time we spend some time together she would like some more knitting lessons. She also asked that I recommend for her some beginners tools. To start, all you really need are needles and yarn.