The Best Beginning Knitting Pattern is …. a Scarf

I’ve said this many, many times.  The answer to the perennial question:  “what should my first knitting project be?”  or “what is the best beginning knitting pattern?” is a scarf.  It’s been a scarf for centuries and I expect it will be a scarf for many more.  Why? KISS:  Keep It Simple, Silly! When you’re … Read more

5 Reasons Why Cheap Yarn is Expensive

Yarn can easily be the most expensive part of knitting.  At first glance, cheap yarn is the solution.  But cheap yarn has hidden costs. One of the biggest potential costs is that the final result will be so badly flawed you’ll just end up throwing it away.  Knitting is a process and cheap yarns can … Read more