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Help! I'm Cheating On My Knitting!
So I've foolishly decided to try crochet. Not instead of knitting--no chance, no way--but as a useful adjunct to knitting. Sometimes...
In My Own Little Corner, In My Own Little Chair
Where do you mostly knit? Let's explore the possibilities, in the internet's time-honoured tradition of "Which Seinfeld character are...
In Praise of Ravelry, Part One (Yes, There Will Be Parts!)
As a genuinely happy person, I have few regrets in life. It's so convenient! Whenever anyone suggests you should have made different...
Why, I Can't Even See Straight!
There are many great debates among knitters, including Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up, K2tog* vs. SSK*, English* vs. Continental*, tying knots...
S.T.A.S.H. (Stuff That Always Stays Hidden)
So, the stash. Beginning knitters, beware ... like beginning dragons (who start with a ring or bracelet here or there, maybe a doubloon,...
This Could Be the Beginning of a Beautiful Hobby
Now that I've introduced myself, I thought I'd talk about how I began knitting. Everyone, to the best of my understanding, began in one...
Welcome to Yet Another Blog About Knitting!
Let's start with me, Uncle Stashley. That's a nom-de-plume, by the way, which is a French expression that means one is jealous of...