Catching Floats As You Go

Stranded colorwork can be SO FUN and SO BEAUTIFUL, yet SO FRUSTRATING! The sweater that I am making in this video (Dottie's Pullover) was cast on like, FOUR YEARS AGO. It's a bottom-up sweater, and when doing the decreases, I wanted to try it on to make...

Learn To Crochet

Learn To Crochet Part One: The Chain Stitch Yay, it's about TIME you learned to Crochet! Crochet was my FIRST LOVE, and I learned to do it before I learned to knit. It is WONDERFUL! In this very first video, I'll demonstrate The Chain Stitch, which is the...

Casting On for Two At A Time Socks

I WISH I had the will power to make a second sock after I make the first. Or the second sleeve after the first. Or the second mitt! This is why doing these TAAT (Two At A Time) is such a FANTASTIC shortcut! OK, it's not REALLY a shortcut, you still have to...

Dividing One Skein into Two Balls

Whether you want to divide a skein in half for toe up socks, or two at a time socks, or for two fingerless mitts, sometimes you just need to wind TWO balls out of ONE skein. For this project, you'll need a ball winder and a yarn swift! To make it SUPER...

How To Loosen Colorwork Knitting

You. Guys. I got the best tip the other day from a lovely expert knitter / future Bliss teacher after I finished up the lovely Northman Mittens by David Schulze…. ….and they were TOO. SMALL. I didn’t even NOTICE how much tighter and tighter my knitting was getting!  I...

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Learn To Knit

OK, it’s TIME. You’ve wanted to, so snuggle up, leave the dishes in the sink, and let’s KNIT. I promise you’ll thank me later! Let’s Do It!

Learn To Crochet

Let’s learn to CROCHET! Sometimes it is fun to put the knitting needles down and SPEED through a project with your crochet hook. You’ll LOVE it!  Let’s Get Started!