On Knitting – Shaping Shawls
: Shawl Geometry I: the math of shaping shawls for non mathy people
: Shawl Geometry II: because 16 shapes wasn’t enough
: Shawl Geometry III: the relationships behind the numbers
: The Shawl Geometry blog series
: Playing with Shawl Construction
For when you’re stuck
: How many yards/meters does it take to knit a shawl?
: Three and a half things to remember about frogging.
: What mistakes can you live with?
: A case for waiting and watching – when you want to fix EVERYTHING.
On Knitting – Generally
: Knitting from 2 Ends of 1 Ball of Yarn
: Knitting a sweater ENTIRELY out of order.
: Knit like the wind. Rest. (find your knitting rhythm.)
On Knitting – Binding Off
: my favorite bind off trick part 1
: my favorite bind off trick part 2
: 5 tips for working an elastic bind off
: 2 stretchy bind offs perfect for shawls
On Knitting – Swatching
: Love swatching because it’s awesome, not because you “should.”
On Knitting – Blocking
: What do you want the edges of your shawl to look like?
Working with Color
: Learn to trust your OWN colors sense: choosing the colors for Anwar
: Illuminating unexpected color combinations – weaving & color.
All About Fabrics
: What kind of fabric are you trying to create?
: What’s the difference between knit and woven fabric?
: Spinning yarn for a sweater.
: A handspun, handknit sweater.
: Weaving and creating woven fabrics.
Yarn, Fabric, Shop and Product Reviews
: Review: Cascade Yarns “Forest Hills”
: A yarn & fabric tour of San Francisco Bay Area.
: A yarn & fabric tour of Portland, the younger.
: Keeping up with a self-portrait project while traveling.
Holiday & Gift Crafting
: 7 tips on crafting for yourself this holiday season.
: I said I wasn’t going to make any one Christmas gifts…
: The moment of awe-inspiring-wow.
: The divide between what I like making, and what I like wearing.
: Thoughts on 15 minute projects.
: I guess writing down goals really does work…
: Sticking with projects that have a high potential of burnout.
: Are you a process or product maker?
: More thoughts on making for the process and/or the product.
: Sometimes you just have to start a project NOW.
: When what I love to wear, meets what I love to sew.
On Style and Wardrobes
: Getting your handmade wardrobe ready for fall.
: On packing for 10 weeks with a handmade wardrobe, and missing what you leave behind.
: What if, my wardrobe and I are grand adventuresses?
: Is it more expensive to make clothes or buy them? – The Money Part of The Self-Made Wardrobe Project
: How often do you wear your clothes? – The Frequency Part of The Self-Made Wardrobe Project
: I don’t exactly have a “conventional” wardrobe.
: Maybe personal style is something you “remember.” Not something you “find.”
: I highly doubt I’d wear this, if I hadn’t made it.
: 8 clothing related reminders that I’d rather stop relearning.
: Making art makes you an artist
: The magic of popcorn popping time
: Some thoughts on selfies & self-portraits.
*I try to keep this page as up to date as possible, but if you’d like more knitting tips and tricks check out the Tips & Tricks Category here.