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New Podcast: Tips and Tricks for Spinners

In this episode, I share 9 tips and tricks that will take you from preparing your fiber until setting the twist in your yarn.

You can listen to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify or click here to get to the episode.

You would rather watch the podcast? You can watch it on Vimeo here.

And I’ve posted many of the tips here on YouTube.

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Tip and Trick: Help with Reading Charts

In this installment of Tips and Tricks, I tell you about one of my favorite ways to keep track of my progress in a chart. I show you the highlighter tape that I use. It is important to make the pattern easy for you to follow so that you have a fun and more stress free time knitting. So even if a designer doesn’t think you need a modification, you can still do it for you! Embrace what you need and keep the fun in knitting!!

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Tip of the Day: Auditioning Skeins that Work

In this quick tip and trick of the day, I walk you though how I put together skeins that will work well together in a shawl, sweater or larger project where you want multiple skeins.

Of course if you love any of these combos, you can get them in my webstore. I also have special OOAK curated triads for sale here.

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Tip of the day: adding new yarn

These two tips of the day seem to really go together. First of all where to change your yarn when you are doing colorwork and even if you are just putting in a stripe. And second what to do when you come across a knot or other imperfection in the yarn. I show you the way that I start a new yarn so that there aren’t loose stitches or even a hole that you have to fix later.