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How I Became a “Real Knitter” featured on Sheep to Shawl

donna druchunas sheep to shawl

I’m so excited that I have a guest post featured on the amazing Donna Druchunas’ Sheep to Shawl blog.

Donna is a legit-as-hell knitter, designer, and teacher! (That’s obviously a technical knitting term.) She has eleven knitting books published, including a sock book I really need to pick up. (I need all the sock knitting help I can get.) She even has a section of her blog devoted to Subversive Knitting. How cool is that?

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Ravelry Guide Added to the Menu!

I’ve added a new “Ravelry Guide” to the menu of Knit’s All Folks! This resource will be helpful for anyone new to Ravelry. Ravelry has so much great and helpful information, it can be completely overwhelming to a novice. In fact, Ravelry was so overwhelming to me, I didn’t use it much for the first six months I […]

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Basic Knitting Supplies: What To Buy

basic knitting supplies updated

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.

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