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Knitted Nativity Set

My Adorable Little Knitted Nativity – Photo, Pattern, and Tips

Details on the knitted nativity I made last Christmas. This year, I made Joseph, Mary, and baby Jesus in the manger. I include a link to the pattern I used and some of my own tips for successfully knitting this project.

Sugar & Spice Baby Blanket

I made the sugar & spice blanket from the book, ”Knitted Gifts,” by Interweave, using Drops merino extra fine yarn. I recommend buying the book to get the pattern. It turned out lovely. I am quite proud of it. Yarn Review: I used drops merino extra fine. This yarn has a tendency to grow when […]

Calculating Knitting Gauge

Knitting Gauge Calculator

Use this nifty tool to calculate your gauge! Measure a section of your swatch (preferably leave 3 stitches on every edge) and enter your calculations here. We’ll give you the standard 4-inch/10cm calculation, and save it for later!

Knitting Tension Concerns

How to handle problems that arise with your knitting tension

Knitting Gauge, Explained

Make sure your next project will fit before starting by checking gauge. Here is how.

Knitted Elephant Gift

Here is a photo of the elephant I made a while back, as a baby shower gift for a neighbor.