A Visit From Ann Weaver

The Sunflower Knitting Guild still killing it with the guest speakers! This month, Ann Weaver came to speak with us about visible (and sometimes not so visible) mending. This was particularly exciting to me because she was supposed to be one of our featured teachers at Knitting in the Heartland 2020 (RIP). Also, I love […]

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The Knit Darn

As I mentioned when I gave the Speedweve a spin, I do not like classic darning. It take a lot of work to get right, the woven fabric isn’t as stretchy as a knit, and even in you use the same yarn, the repair is fairly obvious. That’s great for visual mending, but some times […]

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Speedweve

Continuing on that mending kick: I do darn socks. I know plenty of knitters who will spend hours knitting socks, then once they wear holes (as all socks inevitably will), these knitters would rather throw away a good, handmade sock than mend it. For a while, I understood! The classic method of darning is a […]

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