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The Wartime Spies Who Used Knitting as an Espionage Tool

During World War I, a grandmother in Belgium knitted at her window, watching the passing trains. As one train chugged by, she made a bumpy stitch in the fabric with her two needles. Another passed, and she dropped a stitch from the fabric, making an intentional hole. Later, she would risk her life by handing […]

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Perfect Baby Sleep Sack and Hat Pattern from mysimpleknitting.com

This baby sleep sack is perfect for that precious little one in your life. If you’re wondering what to knit for baby gift giving or if you just want to knit something a little different a baby cocoon is a great idea. “I love to knit cables and one of my favorites is the xo […]

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Comments now working on mysimpleknitting.com

If it’s not one thing it’s another, but the bugs have been worked out of the Comments portion of mysimpleknitting.com. On some pages the Comment section appeared but didn’t accept comments, and now the Comment section appears on all pages and visitors can once again leave a Comment. Several visitors tried to leave Comments earlier […]

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“Knitting is great again” hat on sheep

My friend’s updated knitting help site is rolling along fine. Open for two days now and only a few minor problems to correct. Starting to get some knitting forum members. Maybe one of them will win the $25.00 gift certificate for Knit Picks in September.  

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New Knitting Help site

After six years as simple-knitting.com it is now mysimplekntting.com with lots more knitting help, knitting patterns, knitting instructions, a knitting forum, lots of knitting videos, a chance to win a $25.00 gift certificate for your knitting supplies or yarn, and lots more. Thanks to the million plus visitors to the old site every year Vickie […]

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A new old knitting help site

A friend of mine has been running a knitting site with tons of knitting instructions and lots of knitting videos since 2011 and needed to expand the site to meet the needs of the million-plus visitors now coming to her site. For the past several months she and I have been making changes and additions […]

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Retirees Knit Sweaters For Chilly Chickens In Milton

If you think the weather has been cold lately, just think about how the chickens feel. Lucky for Massachusetts estate’s poultry, a group of knitters in Milton are doing just that. The unusual project began after members of a knitting club at Fuller Village, a retirement home in Milton, Massachusetts, heard about the hardships that some […]

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Man who loves to knit – video

A friend of mine, Vickie, posted a video of a man who loves knitting and I thought I’d share it with you. Vickie has hosted a knitting site for beginning knitters many years now and recently started a knitting forum. Here are the link to her Simple Knitting web site, and if you have a […]

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New forum for knitters

A friend of mine has started a new forum for knitters, experienced or beginning knitters. Her name is Vickie and she has been operating her own knitting web site called Simple Knitting for over five years now. Her Simple Knitting web site is mainly for beginning knitters, although experienced knitters also have enjoyed her articles. […]