Blog Post: Top 5 Stretches For Knitting Hand Pain Relief

Myofascial stretch for sore fingersBy Liat Gat – Founder / Continental Knitting, Knitter's Life / December 30, 2011 / 202 Comments
As you may know, knitting late into the night can cause stiffness and hand pain the next day. If you struggle with your finger or hand positioning while knitting, it can be even more uncomfortable. These five stretches bring instant and lasting relief. Read Post »


Blog Post: Liat and Knitting for Health In The News

By Liat Gat – Founder / Knitter's Life, News / April 19, 2014 / 93 Comments
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Blog Post: How To Overcome Your Knitting Fears

Word picture of people's different knitting fearsBy Liat Gat – Founder / Knitter's Life / November 9, 2012 / 73 Comments
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Blog Post: The Seven Immutable Laws of Business, Knitting, and Life, According to Liat Gat

By Liat Gat – Founder / Knitter's Life / November 15, 2017 / 63 Comments
Here are seven things I believe in more than anything else. These seven rules have helped me guide my life, monitor my actions, and let me know what I should do in tricky situations. Read Post »


Blog Post: The Ideal Number of Knitting Projects to Work On at One Time

Five - KnittedBy Liat Gat – Founder / Knitter's Life / April 8, 2008 / 50 Comments
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Blog Post: 5 Ways To Relieve Knitting Back, Shoulder, and Neck Pain – Video Demonstration with Posture Expert Esther Gokhale

By Liat Gat – Founder / Knitter's Life / January 10, 2015 / 44 Comments
I learned about Esther Gokhale (pronounced “Go-Clay”) when looking for help with back and arm pain after a yoga injury. In this video interview and photo tutorial, Esther teaches 5 ways to relieve back pain while knitting. Read Post »


Blog Post: How a Growth Mindset (or Lack of One) Can Make or Break Your Knitting Success

Child playing with puzzleBy Liat Gat – Founder / Knitter's Life / September 27, 2019 / 24 Comments
A “growth mindset” is the idea that the success you have depends on how hard you work, not on any inborn qualities you may possess. A growth mindset in knitting means you’re not afraid to make mistakes. In fact, you know that it is a part of the process of becoming a Knitting Superstar. Read Post »


Guest Blog Post: Six Tips for Teaching Kids to Knit at Home

Baby Milo with Knitting NeedlesBy Frances Earnshaw / Knitter's Life / April 9, 2020 / 13 Comments
Do you have any kids that are home with you that might like to teach how to knit? Now may be the perfect time. Fiber artist Frances Earnshaw, who runs a successful kids’ learn-to-knit club at the school where she works in England, joins us to share her 6 best tips for teaching kids to knit at home. Read Post »


Blog Post: How To Get Away With Not Planning

By Liat Gat – Founder / Gauge, Knitter's Life / November 2, 2010 / 2 Comments
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Blog Post: The 3 Decisions You Have When Choosing a New Project

By Liat Gat – Founder / Knitter's Life / October 29, 2014 / 2 Comments
Every time you’d like to try knitting something just a little bit harder than what you’re used to, try one or two (but not three) of these challenges: Pattern length, knitting abbreviations, and hand dexterity. Read Post »



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