Posts by Ashley Martineau

Ashley Martineau is the author of "Spinning and Dyeing Yarn," and has been spinning art yarn for 10 years - but never the same skein twice! Ashley currently lives near Boston and when she isn't blogging she dabbles in photography, graphic design, painting, knitting and pottery. Her YouTube channel of spinning and fiber art tutorials has had nearly a million views. She is self-taught and still has no idea what she'd major in if she went back to college. Her biggest dream is to live in a small cabin with a panoramic view of the Central Cascade mountains in her home state of Oregon.

The Secret Formula for Knitted Baby Hats That Fit Every Time


Soft and cozy knitted hats make fantastic gifts for babies and new parents, but figuring out the right size can be tricky, since babies grow so much! Learn how to fit a hat based on the baby's age — or use a free pattern to whip up a quick gift.

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