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. See my article on knitting gauge for more information about gauge. For your convenience, this page will save gauges, but for your […]
How to handle problems that arise with your knitting tension
Make sure your next project will fit before starting by checking gauge. Here is how.
I have a vegetable garden this year! I wanted it last year, but by the time we had it all planned, it was a bit late to do it. So when it came time to build it this year, we were ready! Our Garden Plan This book I read, Food Grown Right, In Your Backyard, goes […]
For 2018, we are building a vegetable garden! In 2017, we built two herb garden planters and I started almost everything from seed. I learned a lot about waking the little buggers up and keeping them alive. I also learned a lot about cooking with fresh herbs. Fresh herb flavor enhanced my cooking so much! […]
I enjoy getting my produce from Bountiful Baskets. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a co-op that gives people access to fresh but inexpensive fruits and veggies. You have to order on Monday/Tuesday and pick it up on Saturday, and you have a 20-minute pickup window to get it. They request that participants volunteer […]
Here is a photo of the elephant I made a while back, as a baby shower gift for a neighbor.