Knitting Tips & Tricks

The Best Yarns for Knitting, Weaving, Crochet, and More - How to pick the best yarn for you

The Best Yarns for Knitting, Weaving, Crochet, and More

Choosing the right type of yarn is very important. For beginners, it's recommended to use a medium, ie: worsted weight yarn or, a bulky/chunky weight yarnWool is forgiving and easy to work with as you build your confidence and skills.  Cotton is strong and durable, but also soft and comfortable, it can be an excellent choice for your project. 
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Create the Perfect Crochet Kits for Beginners

Create the Perfect Crochet Kits for Beginners

Interested in joining the wonderful world of crochet? Crocheting is a fantastic, fun, and stress-relieving hobby that allows you to create beautiful pieces that you, your family, and your friends will simply adore.
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Knitting for Beginners - Kits to Get Started

Learning to Knit? These are some of the basic tools and handy resources that you will be using as you learn to knit. To help make things even easier for you, we would love to help you build your own beginner kit.
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Why Block Your Finished Objects?

Why Block Your Finished Objects?

Blocking is the last step in the process of knitting or crocheting a project.  It is what takes the project from 'that's nice' to 'wow, that's amazing!'.
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Why Do I Need Fancy Stitch Markers?

Why Do I Need Fancy Stitch Markers?

What are Stitch Markers for? Believe it or not, Stitch Markers are more than just cute little charms or rings; they have a purpose, we promise!
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A picture of a skein of hand-dyed yarn from Lily & Pine next to a set of ChiaoGoo Stainless Steel DPNs

Knitting Needle Conversion Chart

A handy little chart to keep you company while browsing online for needles...
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