The meditative nature of knitting helps reduce stress. I was reminded of this when I started knitting a new project. It was a kerchief scarf. The pattern basically has you repeating the same stitch over and over again until you run out of yarn. It is a very simple project and the repetitive meditative nature is clear. As I was knitting to stay focused and keep my stitches even my mantra was my pattern. “knit, knit, knit, knit” and so on. Every so often I would check that I wa
We are so excited to be having a trunk show this February 6th at Craftwork Somerville at 10am! If you love our knits and want to see them in person please stop by for some shopping and mimosas. You will be able to purchase finished products as well as patterns.
Face cloth's are an easy way to get started in knitting. It is a small project that can be done in a day or two and it is a great gift. Last mother's day I knit face cloths for my mom and mother in-law, and gave them some nice soap with them as well. I picked a super soft cotton yarn and started out with a simple garter stitch to see how it would fare as a face cloth. I chose Cascade Yarns Luna in a Taupe color. This is a great project for someone brand new to knitting becaus
Hello and Welcome to the Ragline Knits blog where we will be discussing everything from knitting to handstands to bone broth and most likely our dogs. We hope you find joy from reading this and maybe learn a little something too. With love, your Ragline Knits ladies, Kate & Liza Co-Founder Kate Madden looking beautiful as ever modeling the Olivia Hat. Co-Founder Liza Laird's favorite position when not knitting is upside down.