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Past Newsletters

2017

April

  • KFSB—a neater, easier alternative to a KFB increase
  • New knitting and crochet books
  • New and discontinued yarns

March

  • New video of the Twist-and-Weave yarn join technique
  • A compendium of yarn joins—methods of adding new yarn to your knitting
  • New knitting and crochet books
  • New and discontinued yarns

February

  • Adding twist to splitty yarns—tips for dealing with untwisting yarns
  • New knitting and crochet books
  • New and discontinued yarns

January

  • Three balls or four?—how gauge affects yardage
  • New knitting and crochet books
  • New and discontinued yarns

2016

December

  • Double short rows—making two short rows at the same stitch
  • New knitting and crochet books
  • New and discontinued yarns

November

  • Book explorer — The knitting and crochet books of 2016
  • Lace pattern from October's article
  • New and discontinued yarns

October

  • Capturing the colors of a skein in knitting
  • An interactive virtual swatch
  • New and discontinued yarns

September

  • K2TogL — The only left-leaning decrease you'll ever need?
  • New and discontinued yarns

August

  • A kind of magic — Guest article from Anna Feldman
  • New and discontinued yarns

July

  • A fresh look at mercerized cotton
  • New and discontinued yarns

June

  • A neater final bind-off stitch
  • New and discontinued yarns

May

  • Why you should wet block your gauge swatch
  • New and discontinued yarns

April

  • The startling differences in gauge between knitters
  • New and discontinued yarns

March

  • Blown yarns: Are they any good?
  • New and discontinued yarns

February

  • A simple fix for uneven intarsia
  • New and discontinued yarns

January

  • Choosing cashmere
  • New and discontinued yarns

2015

December

  • Knitting backwards
  • New and discontinued yarns

November

  • Blocking: How far can you stretch it?
  • New and discontinued yarns

October

  • Twist and Weave technique (Full tutorial)
  • New and discontinued yarns

September

  • Why you should use untreated wool for your next project
  • Yarn Review: Blacker Yarns Cornish Tin
  • New and discontinued yarns

August

  • Comparison of merino yarns of S-and-S construction across the price range
  • New and discontinued yarns

July

  • How nylon can save your knitting
  • New and discontinued yarns

June

  • New and discontinued yarns

May

  • Improvements to YarnSub (superwash and searching)
  • New and discontinued yarns

April

  • "Slip-Twist-Turn"—a technique for pretty left-leaning decreases
  • New and discontinued yarns

March

  • Focus on Fiber: Superwash
  • New and discontinued yarns

February

  • Focus on Fiber: Viscose
  • New and discontinued yarns

January

  • Know Your Yarn: Twist
  • New and discontinued yarns

2014

December

  • Focus on Fiber: Silk
  • Yarn review: Artesano Yarns Alpaca Silk 4-ply
  • New and discontinued yarns

November

  • Recent improvements to YarnSub
  • Yarn review: Mirasol Llama Una
  • New and discontinued yarns