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Posts tagged ‘gauge’

Ready to go around the world – basic and comfy pieces for adventurous knitters who love travelling

Can you imagine how excited I became when I met Kimberly Golynskiy and her new project “Around the world in 80 skeins”? As a crafter, I’m amazed by the friendships and connections made online, among people from all over the world. There’s no more such a thing as loneliness when we think about how many knitters, crocheters, seamstress etc etc, we can find online to share ideas. DSC_0483 Read more

Cecilia KAL – yarn, needles & gauge

We will be starting our "double" KAL - Cecilia Niemeyer tomorrow! Yay! How about taking some time to swatch and check your gauge today? Read more

Yarn substitution and some ideas for Amy, Venturi and the designs from the book “Wrap your Knitting with Love”

It is very usual that a pattern suggests a yarn that we don’t like or that we prefer to use another one that we have in stash. To be successful replacing yarns, it is recommended to take some things in consideration: Read more

(Dalilah KAL) Knitting with fingering yarns: tips about swatch and approximate dimensions

I've made a swatch with a fingering yarn and needles size US6 so people can have an idea about Dalilah and Dalilah S shawls dimensions, with the gauge from this kind of yarn  in US6 needles. Read more