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How to read a skein of hand dyed yarn -- Solids

Truth be told it's really difficult for an indie dyer to get a truly solid color. More commonly referred to as "semi-solids" or "tonals" these yar...

Sweater Weather

As the weather turns cooler thoughts of cozy comforts start to come to mind. I start to think of the sweaters I want to knit that will keep me warm...

How to read a skein of hand dyed yarn -- Speckles

You answered, I listened. You wanted to see blog posts discussing the different types of yarn dyes and how to knit with them. Here is the first blo...

Change is a good thing!

You may have noticed some changes around here. Maybe you're a fan of Go Knit Yourself and now wondering if you've landed somewhere else. Or maybe y...

Caring for your FOs

Your knitted and crocheted items are treasures that will bring you many years of joy if you take the proper steps to care for them. TYPE OF YARN T...

On world events and being a creative artist

This has been a tough couple of weeks for our country. Some would even say a rough year or two. There's hatred everywhere. It seems like every time...

7 Tools Every Knitter Needs In Their Project Bag

A knitter is only as good as their tools. Having quality yarn and notions makes knitting so much easier and they really help show off your mad knit...

Exercises to prevent hand fatigue for knitters

Who doesn't love a good marathon knitting session with a glass (or bottle!) of wine while watching Flight of the Conchords on Netflix? Or maybe you...

Celebrities Who Knit

Knitting isn't just for old ladies anymore. Millennials are getting in on the action and even some famous celebrities have realized the relaxing jo...

How to care for your hand dyed yarn

You've purchased a beautiful skein (or two or three!) of hand dyed yarn and very likely paid a pretty penny for it. Protect your investment and sa...