Author Archives: Kara

Mindful Mondays: Just Take the First Step!

Most of the day yesterday, I was a pretty grumpy knitter, because I just couldn’t wrap my grain around a particular stitch pattern for a new design in progress for Creative Knitting magazine. I’ve been totally frustrated, and have found … Continue reading

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Fiber Fun Friday: Happenings in Creative Knitting, The Best of the Blog, and Mystery Yarn Spotlight!

Creative Knitting Video: One Stitch Pattern, Unlimited Options If you haven’t had a chance to check out my latest how-to video, this is your last chance, because next week, the Autumn 2014 digital issue goes live on In the … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays: That Which Does Not Kill Us Makes Us Stronger

As I was searching for some inspiration to share with you on this Monday morning, I came across this quote that gives me comfort for when tough moments strike: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” –Friedrich Nietzsche … Continue reading


Fiber Fun Friday– Knitting at the Zoo, Learning How to Knit Lace & Minding Your Yarn Overs!

It’s another Fiber Fun Friday! I can’t believe the weekend is here again. Woo hoo! We’re now on week three of this new feature, which is always a mixed bag of what’s going here and in Creative Knitting magazine. So what’s on the burner? … Continue reading

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The Editor Wants to Know: Do Knitting Skill Levels Influence Your Decision to Make a Knitting Project?

In this edition of The Editor Wants to Know, I’d like to ask the question: Do Knitting Skill Levels Influence Your Decision to Make a Knitting Project? A few years ago, we increased the skill levels in Creative Knitting magazine … Continue reading