Sadly, it’s another knit-at-home day. 1pm class and today’s other activities are all cancelled for Monday February 18, 2019. See you soon!
Mother Nature has other plans for knitters…. 1pm Sit n Stitch, 3pm class and 6:30pm class are all cancelled for Tuesday February 12, 2019. The town of Walpole has declared an early release. Stay warm[…]
I am excited to take the helm in the space I have been teaching in for the past 16 months. Please watch for expanded class offerings, specialty workshops, and a broader range of crafts. I[…]
Mad Hatters’ Apothecary is a proud part of the The Fiber Festival of New England today and tomorrow! Visit us in the barn. November 3, 2018 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and November 4, 2018 @ 9:00 AM[…]
Today’s classes are on a field trip exploring fiber in Massachusetts. Want to join HeathKnits next time? Contact me.
With so many knitters enjoying color work, especially on yokes of sweaters, I went looking for ways to encourage designing. Working out a design on paper is a traditional starting point and with yokes, it’s[…]
There IS a product that can help relax rolled edges in stockinette knitting. While trolling Amazon for Unshrink It, a product to help unshrink knits, I discovered a world of wrinkle releasers and decreasers. After[…]
Whether a class or sit ‘n stitch, here are five reasons to join today: Leave outside pressures behind for two hours. Come for the community and companionship of women who share your passion: you already[…]
Color work includes any project in which more than one color of yarn is used. When washing a beautiful fair isle knit, striped knit, mosaic knit or other color work knit, add a tablespoon of[…]
Does the final stitch of the bind off leave a big loop? Here is a simple trick to end that problem. Bind off to the last stitch on the L needle. Slip the last stitch[…]
Binding off over a cable can lead to flaring. Try this bind off for a better finish: Work the first 3 stitches to be bound off in pattern. Lift the first stitch worked (on the[…]
Keep a spare US 1 or 2 needle in your accessories bag for these moments. The goal is to calmly catch the stitches with as few stitches unraveling as possible. A small needle is easier to[…]