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Many knitters recognize this children’s rhyme as the way to make a knit stitch, but have you ever considered that it could also describe¬†a crime? Neither had Jennifer Hoyden, a knitting teacher at a shelter for homeless families in New York City. She was shocked when her students told her […]

Larcenous Knitting Rhymes and Other Poetry


February is short, but it’s full of great things: Super Bowl Sunday, my husband’s birthday, my daughter’s birthday, Valentine’s Day, National Carrot Cake Day**, AND the blog tour for Every Which Way Crochet Borders! Starting tomorrow, we’ve got a great line-up of bloggers here, including some from across the Atlantic! […]

Every Which Way Crochet Borders: The Blog Tour


Double knitting is one of those techniques that may seem out-of-reach to the average knitter. After all, how can you possibly knit two fabrics at once¬†with only two needles? And adding a second color and patternwork surely must require a magic wand in addition to knitting needles. Fortunately for us […]

Double Knitting Workshop: Learn a New Skill