I recently taught myself how to double-knit. If you are unfamiliar with the technique, it basically allows you to knit two 'right-sided' fabrics at the same time, so there won't be a 'wrong-side'. So you end up with stockinette stitch on both sides and a nice thick fabric. At first when I was playing with double-knitting I was only thinking of how wonderfully warm I can make all of my projects. Then I realized I could make some really cool colorwork, and the fabric could be r
No matter if you are spending hours at your computer or clicking away with your knitting needles taking mini-breaks are important to keep you in the present moment. Sitting for extended periods of time can wreack havoc on your body. Your hips tighten, posture slumps, and your joints stiffen. It does no t have to take a whole lot to help relax and loosen the body. Here are 3 tips to keeping you spry and mindful:
Find time for balance and breaks throughout your day. Try these
When is the last time you shut off your phone, stepped away from your electronics or just didn’t say anything for a few hours? I’ve been finding myself drained lately and I have found what revives me the most is quiet time. Time where I’m not reading, not knitting, not doing anything and not saying a word. The power of what comes from silence is amazing. From silence can come energy, creativity, and inspiration.
Step away from all things electronic and even maga