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Are more men knitting?

Tweet A couple of weeks ago the Wall Street Journal reported that truckers are taking up stitching to pass idle time.  Yes, really, men do knit.  It was in fact, very likely men who invented the craft to begin with.  The craft originated in the middle east and was spread throughout the world by the […]

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Yarn Hank, Skein or Ball?

Tweet Not long ago I was asked why some yarn is sold in hanks, some in skeins and some in balls.  The only answer I could proffer at the time was that it must depend upon the manufacturer but I couldn’t let it go with that.  Somewhere in the recesses, I thought I recalled a […]

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Knitter’s paradise

Tweet It’s about the most fun a knitter can have without actually knitting.  Stitches West 2010 has now come and gone however, the memories and pain remain, at least for today.   My first day there, I spent an entire 8 hours on my feet wandering from booth to booth in an endless sea of yarn, […]

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