Showing posts from January, 2020

Chicken Pot Pie for One or All

All You Need:

Knitting Update #1

Materials:I'm using the Kilim Blanket knitting kit from We Are Knitters. It comes with:

7 balls of The Petite Wool (My color selection is: Color A - Ochre; Color B - Blush; Color C - Olive)
8mm Knitting Needles
Tapestry Needles
Pattern booklet
The Wordy BitIt's official: I've started knitting! I have spent quite a lot of time since receiving my kit going over knitting videos and reading articles about technique and execution. I have practiced a long-tail cast on more times than I can count. But this past week, I went beyond my cast on and started making stitches!

As a crocheter, and as someone who's never seen someone knit in person, figuring out how to handle the yarn and needles took a lot of getting used to. In fact, I'm still not quite comfortable with it. I'm a member of a knitting and crochet group on social media, so I asked all my ridiculous questions to them. Thankfully, many veteran knitters understood the confusion about basic yarn questions like: How do I…

Bedeviled Chocolate Chip Cookies

All You Need:2 1/4 cup All-purpose Flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter (chilled)
1/2 cup butter flavored shortening