Amazing Micro Ant by SuAmi Vietnam

I first saw this tweeted awhile ago and had to make a post for posterity’s sake. Check out these talented Crocheters from Vietnam who call themselves “Su Ami“. They are a family of 5 crocheters! Their youngest crocheter is just 10 years old and the inspiration behind all their tiny Amigurumi animals! Their shop is […]

Inspiration: Nerd Alert Sweater Trio

It’s not Winter nor is it Christmas time nor is it at all appropriate for anything at all. But here is a trio of delightfully nerdy sweaters (some include patterns) for those looking to channel their inner Nerd. L to R: Contra Sweater, Clown Sweater, Super Mario Sweater Here is the Back View of the […]

Need For Speed: A Study In Knitting Positions

I’ve been looking to switch up my knitting style for awhile. Try some different hand positions for speed and to avoid The Carps. e.g., Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. I’ve found my knitting style has evolved over the years, naturally getting more efficient. However, the other day in class, I saw a lady knitting so fast her […]

Toe Up Socks – Two At A Time!

Toe Up Socks – Two at at Time I officially have Socks Fever! Not only are these my first ever socks but they are done using a technique called Toe-Up Sock Knitting! Which simply means instead of knitting the socks from the cuff down to the toe, they are knit beginning from the toe on […]

My Fave LYS: Lion Brand Yarn Studio

The elusive “local yarn shop”. If you’re an avid Knitter or Crocheter living in Manhattan then you’ll know a decent local yarn shop is a rare beast. Our frenetic city and its people have plenty of personality but not enough time for the personal. I find yarn shops here have trouble with balancing personal attention […]