Wednesday, July 2


A Knitting Breakthrough!

OK, so its pretty dumb now that I realize what I have been doing wrong. I learned from Annie Modesitt's site, which I found while browsing Knitty, that to pick up stitches you do not just slip your needle into the existing stitches and keep them, but you pull a loop of yarn through... OH..... Hello. No wonder I never got it to work! (There are some great stitch animations on this site btw.) Also, I love her little Howard Dean for president button:

which I will be adding to the menu permanently, along with this one:

next time I update.

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