I updated the recipe from the first post. Now here’s what I learned: I either needed less cream or more cooking time to reduce the liquid content. This will be the subject of many more sweet experiments. Clean up was a lot easier than I expected.
It’s nearly midnight and the sweater/scarf/doll/etc. that you’ve been knitting away at is still drawing you on to knit “one more row”, but … wait! What’s this? The pattern’s telling you to do something that’s just crazy insane – maybe it’s saying “ssk” or “s1-k1-psso” or “cable 4 front”. That kind (and not nearly so
Shortly after I started knitting, I got told by just about every knitter I met that there is no such thing as left-handed knitting. Knitting goes from right to left, working needle *firmly* in the right hand *at all times*. Being a novice to the craft, I believed what I was told. The folks who
Quick note: I have no clue if this post applies to brown rice. Life’s too short to waste time on things that don’t lead to pleasure, which for me has included brown rice. Why should you wash your rice? The reasons revolve around what washing your rice does: it removes the powdered starches that are
I realized after my last post that not everyone is going to know what princess seaming is. The technique is fairly simple. With wrong sides facing, so you’re sewing on the right side (what will show when you’re done), sew your seam with a narrow margin, usually around 1/8″. Fold the fabric back so that
I saw a really awesome post yesterday, and it was about blocking acrylic yarns. I highly encourage you to go read the post, but for those with short attention spans, the key word is “steam”. Hats off to the BeadKnitter for that great info!