Saturday, April 28, 2012

Knitting and Crochet Blog Week: Day 6

3KCBWDAY6 Improving your Skill Set

How far down the road to learning your craft do you believe yourself to be? Are you comfortable with what you know or are you always striving to learn new skills and add to your knowledge base? Take a look at a few knitting or crochet books and have a look at some of the skills mentioned in the patterns. Can you start your amigurumi pieces with a magic circle, have you ever tried double knitting, how's your intarsia? If you are feeling brave, make a list of some of the skills which you have not yet tried but would like to have a go at, and perhaps even set yourself a deadline of when you'd like to have tried them by.

I've made a few Snowflake Hats:

and I would like to make a Fair Isle sweater some day. I've even bought yarn (Classic Elite Yarns Portland Tweed in Espresso and Barely There Lilac) to make Stilwell by Jared Flood but have yet to attempt it. Maybe this year!



  1. Stillwell will be gorgeous in those yarns... you've got to do it!

  2. you cracked the snowflakes so Stilwell should be easy, go for it

  3. Fair Isle is one of those iconic knitting skills, isn't it? I'd like to improve my skills there, too. I'm SO slow!