Tip Tuesday: 5 Bright Ideas for the Savvy Knitter

One great creative idea almost always sparks another. That’s why we’re rounding up a stash of trusty tips from some of our favorite knitters — and we’re doing it every Tuesday in January!

Check out these 5 bright ideas to get you started…

From Sunne Meyer

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 1: Freezing mohair tames yarn fuzz, making it easier to work with

Tip No. 1

Freezing mohair tames yarn fuzz, making it easier to work with.

From Laura Nelkin:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 2: Use a dollar bill for easy measuring! Fold it in thirds for 2 inches, half for 3 inches or unfold it for 6 inches.

Tip No. 2

Use a dollar bill for easy measuring! Fold it in thirds for 2 inches, half for 3 inches or unfold it for 6 inches.

From Laura Nelkin:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 3: : Weigh your yarn on a portable digital scale while you knit. You'll never run out of yarn again!

Tip No. 3

Weigh your yarn on a portable digital scale while you knit. You’ll never run out of yarn again!

From Sunne Meyer

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 4: Soften rough acrylic fabric by using a steamer or ironing through a damp towel.

Tip No. 4

Soften rough acrylic fabric by using a steamer or ironing through a damp towel. 

From Sunne Meyer:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 5: Tip No. 5: Use nail clippers as tiny portable scissors.

Tip No. 5

Use nail clippers as tiny portable scissors.

If you loved these five tips, there’s a world of inspiration waiting in our Knit Savvy roundup!

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What are your savviest knitting tips?

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