Category: Knitting

Finding Inspiration

Finding Inspiration

Sometimes there are so many pattern options on Ravelry that you’ll spend hours combing through them instead of working on your projects. If you’ve got the winter blues (or you’re just feeling poorly) this...

Thursday: What’s on your needles?

Thursday: What’s on your needles?

┬áLike I mentioned in my last post, it’s easy to feel motivated when January rolls around. There’s so many KALs and projects just starting out and of course we’re all flashing our stash and...

New Needles, New Project

New Needles, New Project

You may have noticed that I’ve redesigned the site slightly. After much debate, I decided to open an Etsy store and brand my knitting as “OK.Knits” (Okanagan Knits). I’m excited about this prospect even...

Challenge: Fine Yarn Frenzy

Challenge: Fine Yarn Frenzy

I knew when KnitPicks announced their luxury yarn sale that I’d probably end up getting something. I got a gift card for Christmas from my sister-in-law and brother, but even before then I had...

Projects of 2015

Projects of 2015

I know I haven’t been as diligent about posting here as I should be, and I don’t have a very good excuse. Since we’re getting closer to 2016, I thought I’d talk a bit...

Yarn Sales? YARN SALES!

Yarn Sales? YARN SALES!

Since I just recently started knitting (September of this year) I’m still learning about the ins and outs of yarn purchases. What I do know is that the yarn I usually get from Michaels...

Letting Out my Inner Knitting Geek

Letting Out my Inner Knitting Geek

I spend a lot of time on Ravelry just browsing different patterns and thinking about whether or not I actually want to attempt said pattern. I fit some where into the ‘medium ease’ category....

A Completed Pair of Socks, and the Kitchener Stitch

A Completed Pair of Socks, and the Kitchener Stitch

I was incredibly happy to finish my very first pair of socks. I went step by step using a class from Craftsy called “My First Socks” – and it went wonderfully. The socks are...