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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Knitting Site! These are the top ten articles that your Knitting Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Fingerless Mitts Without a Pattern
Don't be a pattern slave! Here's a free recipe for basic fingerless mitts that doesn't need a pattern!
2. Christmas At Sea Knitting Charity
The Seaman's Church Institute is a long-established charity organization that provides knitted items to mariners in need of warmth and comfort.
3. The Sweater Curse
Urban legend, or common sense caution? The “sweater curse” is actually protection for one’s soul.
4. Ripping Back One's Knitting
Ripping back is not fun, but it's an essential part of the craft. Here is some advice.
5. That Second Sock Syndrome
One sock is finished. The other is taking... forever. What to do? Here's an SOS for the dreaded SSS...
6. A Primer on Yarn Sizes
Yarn is spun from a fiber’s original shape; as such, it can be made into a number of different sizes that affect the look of the finished product. Here's a primer for newbies and a review for veteran knitters!
7. Sweet Georgia Yarns
One of the nicest presents I have ever received was a “Party of Five” yarn pack from Sweet Georgia in my favorite colors. Why knit with Sweet Georgia? Oh, the length of the list of reasons…
8. Woolly Wormhead, Independent Designer
Knitting is a worldwide passion, and European traveler, knitwear designer, and free spirit Wooly Wormhead has made the world her home. Fortunately for those of us living in one place, her website enables us to purchase her unique patterns over the Internet!
9. Brown Sheep Yarn
If "buying American" is important to you, then look no farther than Brown Sheep! This yarn company is an American classic, providing well-made and reasonably priced yarns.
10. Aran Sweater Symbolism?
The ageless appeal of Aran patterns, shrouded in the mists alongside Irish monasteries.... a lovely legend, but unfortunately untrue. Read on...
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