Author Archives: Kara

Are You Ready for a Knitting Podcast Like No Other? Power Purls Launches This Fall!

Hey everyone! Yes, I know, I’ve been MIA for way too long, but I’ve had lots of things cooking on the burner! There are some exciting things coming your way within the next few months, because I’m hosting an all-new knitting … Continue reading


Get Your Free Lemon Stress Ball Knitting Pattern and Stitch Away Stress!

The Craft Yarn Council just released the free “When Life Gives You Lemons” Lemon Stress Ball pattern from Twinkie Chan for stitching and squeezing away stress. Twinkie has posted a fun tutorial for the pattern which you watch here. Then, go grab … Continue reading


New Knitalong with Melissa Leapman Starts April 10th!

If you received the latest issue of Creative Knitting, you’ll see that Melissa Leapman will be hosting the next Knitalong for the Soft Shells Runner & Stitch Blocks featured in the Summer 2015 issue! The fun begins on April 10th, so go … Continue reading

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Knitumentary week #5 Let’s Make a Cowl for Mimosa!

  We’ve reached our final week of the Knitumentary project and I have a little bonus that I think you’ll really like. If you have some leftover yarn from Mimosa, how about making a matching cowl? It’s pretty easy to … Continue reading


The Knitumentary Project Week #4 – Knitting on the Beach and Using the Early Morning Hours as a Conduit for Creativity

Beach knitting? Don’t I wish with all this crazy winter weather! In this week’s post, I reflect on how each project made holds its own story, and one of those that I share here was knitting on the beach each … Continue reading