Knitting Nuances

A 2015 – 2018 Top 100 Knitting Blog!

You Won’t Believe What I’m Using as a Yarn Holder

Did it seem to you that retailers were waiting like runners at the starting block, to launch into Christmas as the final seconds of Halloween ticked by? I like to … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tapping into Your Creative Process

Where do Knitting Nuances come from? Some people, like my engineering husband and our chip-off-the-old-block daughter, think in linear lines… B follows A, C follows B and the world makes … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Bit of a Break from Blogging, but Here’s the Upside

I love to blog and generally have several posts in the works at the same time with ideas on sharing a new idea or how to best explain it. I … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · 5 Comments

7 Fall 2015 Fashion Trends Perfect for Knitters

It’s fashion month. That means the top designers are revealing the trends for Fall 2015 at Fashion Weeks worldwide, including the big ones in London, Paris, Milan and New York. The … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Interesting Results of our Pattern Survey

Wow! What a great response we got from you in our pattern survey. I loved reading all your comments, which were thoughtful and specific. We’ve included a few excerpts in … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Stitches West & 2 Great Yarn Reviews

I flew to San Jose this weekend to visit a candy store. Not one filled with sugar, but with something better… yarn. Stitches West is one of, if not the largest knitting show … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finding Inspiration (or not)

We have a new blog format and website updates to tell you about. It’s easy to see why we love to visit Lake Tahoe. It’s a wonderfully inspirational place and … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Creativity and Originality

I received a nice but firm comment from a reader the other day. In it, Veronika, mentioned she did not think all  of my ideas were original and that I … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

Knitting Unites Readers Around the World

Writing a blog is fun and much less complicated than it used to be. WordPress is popular because it’s pretty simple to write a post, make it pretty and track results. … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Pedal to the Metal Pre-Holiday Knitting

Shhh, don’t tell, but this year I’m knitting hats for my daughter, nieces and my son’s teachers. And, once again, I’m running a bit behind. It’s not that I don’t know  … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Checking Out Bloglovin’ Leads to Charity Knitting

Last week I shared a post with you from the blog “With Mel“. Lucky Mel lives and knits in Hawaii. She is coordinating a knit washcloth drive to send to Haiti (isn’t the … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Trading Ashes for Beauty

Originally posted on WITH∞MEL:
{This post will make more sense if you have read THIS POST first} ? You are a POWERHOUSE of amazingness! You really are! And the…

October 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

2 Fun Purchases for our Charity Project

Check out our first purchase for the school. Did you know that 100% of all proceeds from the sale of Flat i-Cord patterns go to support an amazing school in Del … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

DIY Shawl Pin with International Flair

Here’s a fun and simple idea that will turn your travel memories into something tangible. I’m back from my lovely trip to France and Italy, ready to enjoy the last … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

2 Yarn Shops in Strasbourg France

Replacing my lost knitting needles was top of mind as I pulled into Strasbourg, a 2-hour train ride from Reims and just a mile or so from the German border. It … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

Top 10 Things You’d Hate to Lose While Traveling Overseas

I’ve been searching my hotel room like a mad woman for hours. Opening the same suit case, my purse and my carry on again and again, certain that the small … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 4 Comments

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