When You Want to Switch to Circular Needles

I like circular needles for certain projects, such as a blanket with too many stitches to hold on straight needles, or a turtleneck without a seam. Although I am not in love with them, I can’t deny the popularity of circulars with knitters. It is possible to use circular needles, even if the pattern instructions…

Another Use For Self-striping Sock Yarn!

My latest free pattern uses self-striping sock yarn to make a classic vest. Because the vest is a much larger project than a pair of socks, the stripe pattern breaks up. Self-striping sock yarn falls in the category of variegated yarns – yarns dyed in more than one color. The yarn strand is dyed to…