Please stop telling me, and every other woman, that I am “running out of time” when I say I don’t want children. It’s not your business. Maybe I don’t want them; maybe I cannot have them and it’s a lot simpler to say that kids are not for me and my partner. Regardless, butt out and mind your own shit.

Bahahaha… Anyone else catch this?

Bahahaha… Anyone else catch this?

doin-it-doin-it-n-doin-it-right:

Secret garden? Just old downtown Kingston while out with an old friend #kingston #waterfront #walking #visit #friend #summer #subshine #garden #door #stone

Lovely reading spot

doin-it-doin-it-n-doin-it-right:

Secret garden? Just old downtown Kingston while out with an old friend #kingston #waterfront #walking #visit #friend #summer #subshine #garden #door #stone

Lovely reading spot

amandaonwriting:

Framed Bookshelf by Mark Taylor Design


Wow…gorg

amandaonwriting:

Framed Bookshelf by Mark Taylor Design

Wow…gorg

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Morning view

Morning view

wanderstruck-wonderlust:

newlyhuman-strangelyliteral:

** Video links will be placed in bold.

If you’re looking for patterns, Ravelry is by far my favorite resource, including an easy to use search feature that lets you narrow down patterns by needle size, yarn, etc. Enjoy!

Basic Techniques

  • Slip Knot (X)
  • Casting On (X(X- Note: I chose to use the Single Cast-On because I find it easiest for beginners.
  • Knit Stitch (X) (X(X)
  • Purl Stitch (X) (X(X)
  • Changing from the Knit Stitch to the Purl Stitch (X)
  • Binding/Casting Off (X) (X(X)
  • Seaming (X)
  • Weaving In Ends (X)
  • Blocking (X)

More Techniques

  • Increasing - Knit Front-Back/kfb (X), Make One/M1 (X)
  • Decreasing - Knit Two Together/k2tog (X), Slip Slip Knit/ssk (X)
  • Yarn Over (X)
  • Cables (X)
  • Circular Needles (X)
  • Double-Point Needles (X)
  • Changing Yarns/Colors - Making Stripes (X), Fair Isle (X), Intarsia (X)
  • Short Rows (X)
  • Making an I-Cord (X)
  • Making a Pom-Pom (X)
  • Provisional Cast-On (X) (X)
  • Three Needle Cast-Off (X)
  • Kitchener Stitch/Grafting (X) (X)
  • Mattress Stitch (X(X)

General Resources

  • Tips for Buying Your First Set of Needles (X)
  • Explanation of Yarn Weights (X) (X)
  • How to Read a Knitting Pattern (X)
  • Reading Charts (X)
  • Knitting Abbreviations (X)
  • Understanding/Swatching for Gauge (X
  • Adjusting Tension (X)
  • Fixing Mistakes (X)

Easy Beginner Knitting Projects

  • Easy Garter Stitch Knit Scarf (X)
  • 'Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf' (X)
  • Three Dishcloths (X)
  • Leafy Washcloth (X)
  • 'Sunny Baby Blanket' (X)
  • Garter Rib Baby Blanket (X)
  • 'It's A Cinch Head Wrap and Collar' (X)
  • Easy Straight Needle Hat (X)

Such a great source! Sarah is wonderful, and taught me how to knit.

I already am a fanatical knitter but a grey resource to pass onto like-minded friends!

doin-it-doin-it-n-doin-it-right:

I wish my workplace would turn up the damn heat so I could wear cute clothes to work instead of layers upon layers to keep warm

Accurate.

Reading lovely words on a Monday night

Reading lovely words on a Monday night

5 floors to get lost in…

5 floors to get lost in…

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Mmmmmm…jumping into a pile of books…and never coming out.

Mmmmmm…jumping into a pile of books…and never coming out.

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doin-it-doin-it-n-doin-it-right:

How I wish sometimes that I could just detach a limb or two at night when I can’t get comfortable…just pop it out Barbie doll style and then actually get some sleep…

books.

Pretty pretty

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Beautiful. What words do they contain…

Beautiful. What words do they contain…

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