Tag: tips

Swatches Lie

I know we want to believe that. If we believe that swatches lie, then we don’t have to swatch. Or, if we do swatch and the swatch doesn’t tell us what we want to hear… well, it lies, anyway, we may do what we wish. And here I am. With a Swatch. It isn’t telling me untruths. It is laying there,… Read more →

Disaster Averted!

I LOVE Laurie’s Weirdness (the colorway), and I have a special fondness for Squish (the yarn), so… I made myself a one skein hat:     But, the color and deliciousness of the yarn made me lose my head. I TOTALLY forgot how wool really makes my head itch like crazy.  After about 20 minutes of wear, I end up… Read more →

Tale of Two Socks

I hand wash all my knits.  Superwash or not, I hand wash.  I lie flat to dry.  My knits look great. Unfortunately, one of my socks recently found its way to the dryer.     Can you tell which one?  It is hard (rats, we have no macro lens). The one on the right has nice stitch definition.  The one… Read more →

Kid Ewe Knot