Toy Knitting in WWII

A guest post by Rohn Strong Toy knitting is a tried and true tradition most knitters have experienced at least once in their career. I adore knitting toys. Ok, not really. The knitting can be fiddly. I mean, who wants to knit eight stitches in the round on double pointed needles for 12 inches just […]


Happy Pi Day

  It’s Pi Day! And to celebrate, here’s the official formula for a pi shawl: CO 9 sts and join to knit in the round. Knit 1 rnd. (YO, k1) around—18 sts. Knit 3 rnds. (YO, k1) around—36 sts. Knit 6 rnds. (YO, k1) around—72 sts. Knit 12 rnds. (YO, k1) around—144 sts. Knit 24 […]


Sock Pattern Available: Toasty Toes

These socks, made with qiviut-blend sock yarn from Arctic Qiviut are the softest, warmest things that have ever touched my feet. With temperatures not rising above freezing for the last week here in Vermont, I was very tempted to start wearing them before I took photos or wove in the ends! The socks are knitted […]


Free Pattern: Aunt Phebe’s Comfort Shawl

This pattern is very forgiving and you should not get stressed out over having an extra stitch! I had one a couple of times on my shawl, but I couldn’t find any mistakes after I finished knitting and examined the shawl.