Have you ever accidentally knit with your yarn tail instead of the working yarn you’re supposed to knit with? It happens more often than we’d like to admit! This feels even worse when it happens on the second or third row, all because the tail and the working yarn were close enough together to trick […]

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Cables are a wonderful knitting technique. They add interest, beauty, and warmth to projects. There’s nothing quite like a gorgeous cabled aran sweater to cozy up in on a cold and dreary day. Unfortunately, cable needles, like tapestry needles, can fall into strange couch vortexes ne’er to be seen again. Not to mention owning cable […]

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Yarn Hack: Alternate Skeins for Even Coloring

Do you like working with hand-dyed variegated yarn? Many times, skeins in the same colorway can look slightly different and unique from the next. This can cause some sections of your knitting to be lighter or darker, if you are working a project in more than one skein of hand-dyed variegated yarn. How can you […]

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Yarn Hack: Your Phone is a Ruler!

Do you ever head out of your house with your knitting but accidentally forget some basic and necessary notions such as a ruler? Check out this Interweave Yarn Hack for making sure you’ll never be without a measuring device for your knits! Sometime when you have a ruler in your possession, measure your phone’s length […]

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Yarn Hack: Pom-Pom Snowman!

Will your house be filled with little ones this weekend? I’m picturing the scene in Home Alone when the McCallister’s home is filled to the brim with family running around and frantically getting ready for their trip to Paris. Whether or not your family is going on a big trip for the holidays, that might […]

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Yarn Hacks: Beads in a Yarn Project!

Have you ever used beads in your knitting? The idea sounds a bit intimidating, but it’s actually not terribly difficult. Check out this brand-new Interweave Yarn Hack showing how to knit with beads (with a couple different tool options)! First, try using Beadle tools, which are meant to hold beads at the ready until the […]

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