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Norah’s Knits: Knitting Patterns for Beginners

A friend of mine recently asked me to teach her how to knit. This got me thinking about when I was a beginner knitter. What seemed difficult? Which techniques were confusing?  The thing I remember the most clearly is that I could overcome almost any obstacle if I was knitting a piece I really wanted… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Knitting Patterns for Beginners

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Norah’s Knits: Shrug it off – Shrugs to Knit

So you've gotten your feet wet on cowls, scarves and other knit accessories and you are working your nerve up to knit a sweater. It seems like a big commitment. Plus you've haven't yet made anything to fit a body. If you’re a little afraid to plunge into the intermediate knitters pool, you might want to… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Shrug it off – Shrugs to Knit