About Yarn and Knitting

Preparing to Visit Your Yarn Shop

by Sarah Woodard | 22 November, 2016 | 1 Comment

yarnGoing yarn shopping is fun. A lot of fun. But without a plan, it can also become a time sink that leaves you without the necessary items to complete your knitting or crocheting project. Spending a few minutes preparing before your visit the yarn shop will help ensure you leave with everything you need and can complete your project successfully. 

Lion Brand Yarn Scarf

by Sarah Woodard | 08 November, 2016 |


Left simple inset increase and Right simple inset increase

by Biscotte Yarns | 26 October, 2016 | 17 Comments

New Biscotte DK yarn weight ♥ DK Pure hand-dyed yarn

by Biscotte Yarns | 24 October, 2016 |


Christmas Crochet Pattern Roundup

by Biscotte Yarns | 19 October, 2016 |

Knitting and Crocheting Benefits

by Sarah Woodard | 05 October, 2016 |


Intarsia Knitting Tutorial

by Sarah Woodard | 16 September, 2016 |

Intarsia knitting is a great way to add some color and shapes to your knitting projects. Whether you’re looking to knit a “ugly sweater” for Christmas or a special pattern for a loved one in your life, the intarsia knitting technique provides a great way to do that. It looks complex, but it’s easier than you think! Keep a few things in mind and your intarsia knitting project will come out great every time.

Knitting a Hat

by Sarah Woodard | 01 September, 2016 |


My First Knitting Project: Knit Scarf

by Sarah Woodard | 03 August, 2016 |

I’d wanted to learn to knit for years. Finally, due to some life changes and a desire to do something just for me, I walked into the yarn shop for my first lesson. I was nervous and unsure what to expect. I was concerned I might be the youngest person there and wasn’t sure how well I’d fit in. I needn’t have worried – the beginners group was a wide range of ages and they were very welcoming.

Knitting Terms Tutorial

by Sarah Woodard | 06 July, 2016 |


My Favorite Knitting Stitches

by Sarah Woodard | 02 June, 2016 | 2 Comments

Get a chance to win FREE YARN this summer... YAY!

by Biscotte Yarns | 01 June, 2016 |


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