I first heard about the Exmoor Blueface sheep from John Arbon back in 2010 when I was in London for Knit Nation.
Any time I see cashmere with an unusual twist, I get excited. This fine, short-stapled fiber is all about delicate tenderness
Blocking is one of those intensely personal things, like swatching and even knitting itself. Some of us have a laissez-faire,
What on earth could a kitchen scale have to do with knitting? A lot more than you may think. Take a
We've seen them before, those sad and lonely balls of yarn from projects that were abandoned, frogged, and eventually discarded. These
What makes a yarn split? I get asked this question a lot, and the answer is complicated. At a very
My house is full of knitting needles, yet I never seem to find the exact size and configuration I need.
Until just four years ago, western Canada had no major annual knitting gathering of its own. All that changed when two
The gap between what we see and what we knit can be vast. To capture
A while ago I received an envelope in the mail. The return address was someplace
My summer reading list is sadly devoid of much knitting content. We have very few
In the late '90s, mitered squares and their entrelac cousins were synonymous with brightly colored,