Smooth Operator

Not too long ago, I needed to make a few swatches of worsted weight yarns. Size 8 US is my usual tool of choice for tasks like this. Although I’m not exactly suffering from a dearth of circular needles, I find the stitch consistency of the straights are key when gauge swatching. If you’re dealing […]

A First Time For Everything

Like most of us, I appreciate fine craftsmanship and design – especially of those things that are born out of a passion for creative excellence. Thanks to Anne, I am reminded once again that useful can also mean quite beautiful. Witness these circular needles (now available down to size 2 US), made to order by […]

They’re Here!

As soon as I saw the February 15, 2007 Knitters Review article on Skacel’s Addi Turbo Lace needles, I pounced on the one store mentioned in the review expected to have them! Trouble is, so did dozens of other knitters eager to get their hands on the goods. I say “trouble” because I believe that […]