Knit-In for Orlando this Saturday

If you’re looking for a dry place to knit in public for World Wide Knit in Public Day, come on over to SCRAP! This Saturday, from 12-5 pm, SCRAP will be hosting a “craftivism” event to raise funds for the Pulse Tragedy Community Fund. This fund was set up by the GLBT Community Center of…

Best Knitting Advice Ever

The most important piece of knitting advice I ever found was in the Holiday ’87 issue of Vogue Knitting. A wonderful knitter wrote a letter to the editor which greatly influenced my knitting success.  This woman’s letter largely influenced how I became a “fearless knitter.” A word of advice to new knitters.  I learned to knit and purl…

Knitting On Stage and Other Superstitions

I was listening to an audiobook that involves the theater, and was surprised to hear a character declare that “knitting on stage is bad luck”. Having at least 50% of the qualification, and never having heard of this one, of course, I had to look into it.  And yes, I found several sites that insist…