I love making really fluffy pompoms - my strategy is to wrap the yarn around the rings until I can’t get anymore yarn on them. I usually use a 3.35 inch (9 cm) pompom maker. Then, my favorite pompom making tip, use a fairly long length of yarn (I use 4-5 ft) to secure the… Continue reading PomPom Tutorial
For a while now, I've wanted to become proficient at Continental Knitting (yarn in your left hand) like all the big girls do! 🙂 My grandmother taught me to knit with the English Method (yarn in your right hand) and, while I knit fairly quickly, there are just too many things that I want to… Continue reading A Very Quick Look at Continental Knitting!
I can never remember how to M1R and M1L when a pattern calls for these types of increases. While there are plenty of great reference videos out there, I thought I'd try to write down the steps for quick and easy reference. For both stitches, you are picking up the bar between two stitches in order to… Continue reading M1R & M1L a quick reference guide