How to Stash Yarn on Ravelry

Ravelry is an amazing online tool for knitters and crocheters. You can keep your stash and patterns organized, find inspiration, meet other knitters and so much more, all in one place.This blog post is going to focus on how to use the stash feature on Ravelry to organize and keep track of your yarn.I think it's one the …

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Knit Slippers Inspiration From Pinterest 

Today as I was going through Pinterest for inspiration I can across some awesome slipper patterns.If you have ever been on my etsy shop or Facebook page you will see I knit a ton of slippers. It's my top requested item from customers. I've adapted patterns over the years to add double soles and grippy …

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Knitting For Good Book Review – Chapter One Reclaming the Craft

Part one of Knitting for Good by Betsy Greer is all about knitting for yourself.Her first chapter is called Reclaiming the Craft.She writes about how there is a generational gap in knitting.Typically, our grandmothers knit and in most cases they learned from generations before them. However, their daughters (our mothers) either never learned to knit …

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Knitting Bucket List – item #78 Socks

 78. Only have knit socks in my drawer…no more store bought.I've knit a few pairs of socks over the last 5 years. Socks patterns are complicated enough to keep me interested but, not so hard that I get frustrated by them. Socks are one of my favourite items to make. This probably doesn't surprise anyone …

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3 books that show you how to use social media to further your business 

Can you read a book and knit? I can't. I really hate that books have pages, because I have turn  those pages and In order to turn those pages I have to stop knitting. Don't get me wrong I love reading but, my love of knitting is more, so when given the choice, I knit.For …

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The Best of Knitting on Pinterest this week

If you are like me you use Pinterest for inspiration. This blog post is about all the cool stuff I found this week that has kept me inspired. First up, the knitted clock! I need this in my home! This next one is actually crochet but, man it's beautiful. The rainbow crochet curtain. This sweater …

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Knitting For Good 

When I first open the Knitting for Good cover I instantly saw a quote from one of my favourite knitters, the one and only Elizabeth Zimmerman.The quote is from Elizabeth's book Knitting Without Tears and I know instantly without turning another page Betsy Greer and I are of the same mindset. Knitting is her passion …

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The Business of Knitting: 5 tips on how you can make money knitting.

Over the past 4 years I have been trying to make a career out of knitting. I'm far from an expert in the knitting field or in owning my own business but, I have discovered a few things along my  journey I would like to share. In this blog post I'm going to list the …

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