I've been adrift, and I suspect many of you have been as well. We're tired of hearing about what an unprecedented time we're living through, and about the shared societal trauma we're suffering. I've gone from being overly obsessed with reading everything that we know about the coronavirus to almost completely withdrawing from all news. [...]

“Colorwork” in the Fibre Art Industry

TL,DR: Racism is inherently evil, and it sucks. It has NO place in my space. If you object to that, don't let the door hit you on the way out. Likewise, if you're part of the "keep politics out of knitting" crowd. So much has happened in the last several weeks. There has been a [...]

Concerning Cotton and an Attractive Alternative

I've discovered that my hands really do not like working with cotton yarn. Too many rows and the pain forces me to pick up something else, or take a break from knitting altogether. Unfortunately, most of the yarns approved for Knitted Knockers are 100% cotton. I've tried a couple of different brands now, and I [...]

Top Ten Tips For Blocking Your Fibre Art Masterpieces

  To block, or not to block; that is the question. But also how, where, when... Actually, there are a lot of questions to consider when you are finished with your knitted or crocheted project. I'll share some quick tips here, then you can visit the Horde if you want to download the file that [...]