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A Yarn Hoarders Guide to Organization: Knitting Storage Solutions, Simple Knitting Patterns and More Free eBook
Theres no big secret to becoming organized its all in the planning. The process begins with going through what you have, getting rid of what you dont need, and holding off on buying anything new until you use up whats left or your remaning stash. I know what you're thinking that sounds difficult. While getting organized is never a simple thing, it doesn't have to be an overly complicated adventure, as long as you have a plan in place. With AllFreeKnitting's collection of tips and tricks for storing yarn, you'll finally get a handle on that yarn stash that's slowly been taking over the house. And once all of your yarn has a safe and orderly home, you'll always know where to store it as well as where to find it. Pair these organization ideas with the collection of easy knitting patterns located at the back of the eBook and you'll find that dwindling down your yarn stash is also a piece of cake.
Did you know that knitting tension problems can lead to pain during or after knitting? Wouldn't it be nice to get rid of that pain, or avoid it all together? Now you can! Enjoy 29 reader-submitted tips for avoiding joint pain while knitting. From taking regular breaks, stretching and using muscle-relaxing creams, you'll find out all the best tips from the experts - real knitters like you and me!
If you've ever finished a knit project, or if you've read an entire pattern before, chances are you've come across the mysterious term "blocking." As knitters, that leaves us to ask, "What is blocking and is it necessary?" While not every knitter blocks their items, it's a relatively simple process that can help improve garment shaping and sizing. Depending on the type of yarn you're using, there are various blocking methods and techniques available to knitters. To find the best, tried-and-true tips, we asked for our talented readers' input!
Once you've been knitting for awhile, it can be tricky knowing where to store all of you supplies! With these 61 reader-submitted tips, you'll find tons of great ideas for knitting needle storage. From old wine boxes to tiny garbage cans, you'll have plenty of storage ideas after reading this article.
This year, we can help you learn how to organize the craft room with 17 Organizers and Stashbusters How to Organize the Craft Room, a great collection of craft and hobby organizers for knitting enthusiasts.These easy knitting patterns can help you create the best craft organizer and clean up by knitting leftover yarn projects!
Having trouble reading a pattern? Find a complete list of knitting abbreviations here in this extensive list.
Reading knitting patterns is something that many knitters take for grantedonce you know how to do it, reading a pattern is almost second nature. For beginners, however, knitting patterns can present a little bit of a challenge. The biggest obstacle novice knitters encounter are the frequently used knitting abbreviations. At first glance, many of the symbols used in knitting patterns can look like gibberish to the untrained eye.
If you've been wanting to add a whimsical quality to your knitted garments but haven't been sure where to start, check out this Knitting Bobbles Tutorial. These fun little textured balls are sure to add interest and style to scarves, hats, sweaters, and more. This wonderful knitting tutorial will have you knitting bobbles in no time at all. Master this simple knitting technique and adorn all your pieces with these tiny puffs of yarn.
Winding your own ball of yarn can be challenging. If you don't do it correctly, it can easily become a pile of knots. Laura Zander from Jimmy Beans Wool shares her tips for winding yarn properly. Learn how to wind a center pull ball of yarn in this free knitting tutorial. You'll be turning skeins into neat, compact balls of yarn in no time!
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