I have never seen this as a sock technique before, so if you have, please let me know where. If not, please share my post with others so that I am credited with it! It is so frustrating to teach things that I feel like I pioneered, then suddenly see them show up on the cover of the latest magazine … [Read more...] about Knitting Socks – An Experiment with Making a Thicker Short Row Heel
I have knit many pairs of socks in the last 25 years, but I cannot list myself officially as a Sock Knitter. But I do enjoy the opportunity to learn new techniques, and experiment with ideas. This is a sock that has been on my mind for a couple of years, and I finally just decided to grab my … [Read more...] about Knitting Socks – An Experiment with a Thick Sole Technique
A recent trending question on Google asks "What kind of yarn should I use to crochet?" Choosing the right yarn to crochet with begins with the end in mind. What are you planning to make? And how is that item going to live out it's life? A sweater for baby suggests a different yarn than a … [Read more...] about What kind of yarn to use for crochet?
Watch video tutorials on the basics of Crocheting created by Suzi for Perfectly Knotty. … [Read more...] about Learn to Crochet – The Basics
In this tutorial I'll show you how to find the right pattern on Ravelty for the yarn you already have. Have you ever had a pretty pile of yarn, maybe 3-4 skeins, or even just 1-2, and wondered how to figure out what you could even do with it? Maybe you want to know how to find the right project … [Read more...] about Find Patterns on Ravelry
I get asked this several times a week.My response?Crochet and knitting are peers, not denigrating mortal enemies.One is not better than the other any more than water color paintings are better than oil paintings.What do I mean by that? Here's a quick synopsis.Crochet and knitting do different … [Read more...] about What is better, Crochet or Knitting?