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Gayla Knits

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If you are looking for a quick project to work on while sitting in front of the TV or sitting in a waiting room, this washcloth will fit the bill.  They are a quick knit and don’t require your undivided… Continue Reading…

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That’s probably the most often asked question in knitting?  The answer isn’t short and varies a great deal depending on the pattern.  The best answer in most cases is going to be the yarn the pattern calls for.  The pattern… Continue Reading…

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  It doesn’t always work out.  That’s just part of the process.  This frog is one of my least favorite projects I’ve ever created.  I love the other lovies I’ve made; Mischievous Mikey is my all-time favorite.  Ellie Phant isn’t… Continue Reading…

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  There’s a lot of thought that goes into creating a knitted item and a whole lot of math!   The steps are basic and few:  stare, think, do the math, draw, write, cast it onto the needles and start knitting,… Continue Reading…

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  What do Julia Roberts, Vanna White, Cameron Diaz, Sarah Jessica Parker, Daryl Hannah, Hilary Swank, Julianna Margulies, me and over 53 million other people in the US have in common?  Knitting and it’s on the rise.  I began to… Continue Reading…

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Basic Hat for Child and Adult Knit Flat Supplies needed: Size 7 straight knitting needles 1 skein worsted weight yarn Gauge:  20 stitches and 24 rows = 4”   Skills used:  Cast on, knit, purl, decrease by knitting two together,… Continue Reading…

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When I find a pattern I really love, I’ll frequently modify it to turn it into something else.  I do this with small stuffed toy (loveys) all the time.  It’s really simple to turn one animal into another just by… Continue Reading…

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    This site has driven me bonkers over the course of the past few weeks.  I’ve been hacked and had more issues that I can count getting the WordPress piece of this site straightened out.  I have been very… Continue Reading…

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  Materials needed: Worsted weight yarn in color of your choice, US size 4 knitting needles, yarn needle for weaving in ends, button for decoration, thread or fishing line to sew on button.  I use fishing line so it isn’t… Continue Reading…

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Learning to read a knitting pattern can be like learning a foreign language.  Below is a list of common knitting abbreviations you’ll find in knitting patterns.  Since it’s a long list, I’ve listed them alphabetically for ease in finding the… Continue Reading…