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Android App Review – Knitting & Crochet Buddy

If you’re looking for an android app that allows you to import charts or knitting instructions and highlight the row you’re on, Knitting & Crochet Buddy is probably your best option. Be sure to also check out my other posts on Android Knitting Apps!   The basics The app promises to be an...

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Harry Potter Knitting Patterns

Harry Potter and knitting are a match made in heaven. After all, there’s plenty of knitting references in the Harry Potter books. And there’s plenty more mentions of knitted garments, including hats, socks, scarfs, and of course, the famous Christmas jumpers (sweaters) made by Mrs. Weasly. Mind you, I would argue that you...

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Tidal Beach Shawl

It’s finally done. It’s been a learning curve, and it’s taken longer than I expected, but my first knitting design is published now. The test knit was interesting. Although I had the pattern tech edited before hand, my wonderfull test knitters still found a handful of small mistakes. They also...

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Book review – The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting by Elizabeth Lovick

Though perhaps not suitable for beginninners, as The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting: promises to be, this book is certainly a good resource for the more accomplished lace knitter. The stitch dictionary especially is a good resource. I certainly don’t regret purchasing this book, and it has come in handy...

Three Knitting Row Counters for Android 5

Three knitting row counters for Android

If you have an Android tablet our smartphone, you have a while bunch of apps available to you that will make your knitting life easier. Of those, row counter apps are probably amongst the most useful. Here’s an overview of three of the more popular choices.

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Easily chart your knitting patterns for free with Chart Minder

As I’m working on the publishable version of the pattern for Bap, I was looking into ways to create a simple chart. I do much of my charting with pen and paper, and I’ve created a few templates to make my life easier. (And because I like to share can download my knitting...

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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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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...