Category Archives: Knitting Wish List

Row counter

I have a confession to make: I actually own a row counter. My nana had one in her knitting kit and I have inherited it. However, because of my sentimental side, I have hung it from my rear view mirror in my car, and love having it there as my motivation, and like a guardian angel looking out for me. I can’t use it for my own knitting. So I will eventually purchase my own.
Right now, I have a different method of counting rows. I have either a little paper beside me where I cross my rows off, or if I’m somewhere where I don’t have my paper, I keep track by naming the rows after hockey or football players jersey numbers! For example, I’m currently on Daniel Sedin (22). Earlier today I was on Ryan Kesler (17). Last night, I ended on Tom Brady (12). I’m ridiculous, I know. But it sure works for me!!
Happy knitting!!!

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Sore shoulders

Every once in a while I will catch myself sitting in an incredibly awkward position while I knit. I get my right shoulder into a frozen position and start knitting like that for HOURS. I don’t really know why I don’t notice it all the time, it isn’t particularly comfortable.

This morning, I woke up with a very sore shoulder. I started thinking, this IS NOT the right way to knit. I started looking for a book that I had seen somewhere…and I found it! (God Bless Amazon.com)! I don’t know if this book is going to fix my life, but I think it’s probably a very good start.

Laidback knitters also have a website here.

Next Amazon order I place, this will be on my list!

 

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My Christmas Wish list

Since it’s coming up to Christmas, I thought I’d make my wish list for knitting supplies!

  1. Nickel Plated Knit Picks Circular Knitting Set

  2. Wool of the Andes Bulky Yarn in Porcini
  3. Addi Turbo Click Interchangeable Knitting Needle Set

    *Note: I haven’t decided which set I want, so I’m putting them both on my list for the time being
  4. A set of crochet hooks

    *Note: I’m not ready to take on crocheting yet, but I’ve found how handy they come in for projects! In particular, making tassels on the edge of scarves!
  5. A cute notions bag
  6. Speed Queen Bag

There we have it! My knitting wish list! What’s on your knitting Christmas wish list?

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