Monthly Archive: December 2013

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Knitting in the news #3

Welcome to the third installment of our weekly update of knitting related news stories. I search the internet for the best and most interesting knitting related news. For the latest stories check the live news feed. If you have a knitting news story you want me to share, please feel...

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The Sock Doctor Keyring

This Sock Doctor keyring is now my new favourite sock knitters trinket. I spotted this one on one of the Google+ plus communities I belong to, and I immediately wanted one. I knit a lot of socks; indeed I usually have a sock on the needles in addition to another...

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Five Christmas Knits you still have time to complete

Christmas is one week away today. If you’re like me, you had all the best intentions to make a pile of hand knit gifts for your deserving loved ones, but never quite got around to it. Fear not, there’s still time to make some. Here’s a couple of ideas.

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Knitting in the News #2

Welcome to the second installment of our weekly update of knitting related news stories. I search the internet for the best and most interesting knitting related news. For the latest stories check the live news feed. If you have a knitting news story you want me to share, please feel...

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Online Stitchionaries

Unless you never knit anything other than from a pattern without making changes, every knitter is going to need a stitch dictionary (or, as some like to call them, Knitting Stitchionaries). There’s plenty wonderful stitch dictionaries in print, and personally this is one thing I still very much prefer to...

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Karbonz Double Pointed Needle Review

Ever since I started knitting socks, I’ve been searching for the perfect set of sock needles. For me, this means DPNs. I don’t like circular needles for knitting in the round, though I use them for flat knitting. I just can’t get on with magic loop; constantly drawing through the...