How to Use a Pompom Maker To Make Huge, Puffy Pompoms

By Liat Gat - Founder / Decorative / November 18, 2011 / 4 Comments

While you can make a pompom without a specialized tool (and I show you how here), they come out big, fluffy, and perfect if you use a pompom maker. The directions for how to use a pompom maker can be hard to remember, so I made you this video as a reference.

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Brioche Knitting Video E-Book is Here

Brioche Knitting Video E-BookBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / November 11, 2011 / 9 Comments
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For Perfectionist Knitters Only: How To Knit a Gauge Swatch In a Hurry

Tiny Swatch How to Knit a Swatch in a Hurry lightenedBy Liat Gat - Founder / Basic Knitting Techniques, Gauge, Yarn / November 4, 2011 / 30 Comments

Are you the kind of knitter who thinks you “should” knit a gauge swatch — and hardly ever does? You may be suffering from swatch perfectionism – when you believe swatches have to be perfect. Here’s how to overcome perfectionism and make a perfectly good swatch – FAST.

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How to Block Socks and Why

Unblocked and blocked sock together for comparisonBy Liat Gat - Founder / Knitwear Care, Socks / October 28, 2011 / 30 Comments

If you are gifting hand-knitted socks for the holidays, there’s one way to make them look their best- You’ve got to block them. After all that combing, twisting, and looping that happens from sheep to sock, the fibers need soap and water to relax them into their new shape.

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Knit Hats for Breast Cancer Patients

Breast Cancer RibbonBy Liat Gat - Founder / Knitting in the Round / October 21, 2011 / 10 Comments
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Beading: How To Bead With A Crochet Hook

Caryl Pierre - Knitwear DesignerBy Caryl Pierre / Decorative, Guest Posts / October 14, 2011 / 4 Comments

Adding beads to your knitted garment can make it special, but it can also be tedious. In this step-by-step photo tutorial, knitwear designer Caryl Pierre shows us how to easily add the beads to each knitted stitch. Beaded handwarmer pattern included.

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I’ll Be Teaching Live Classes at Stix This Month

Stix Yarn outdoor photoBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / October 12, 2011 / No Comments
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Buenos Aires Yarn District: Goodbye, Argentina!

Bins Full of Malabrigo Yarn in Buenos AiresBy Liat Gat - Founder / World Travels / October 8, 2011 / 8 Comments
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Manage Your Stitches Right For Faster Knitting

By Liat Gat - Founder / Knit Faster, World Travels / September 30, 2011 / 5 Comments
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Thank you for the best birthday ever!!

By Liat Gat - Founder / World Travels / September 26, 2011 / 5 Comments
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