Knitter's Pride Karbonz Circular Needles Review

by Kelley Hobart February 28, 2019 2 min read 0 Comments

We are excited to be carrying the Karbonz circular needles made by Knitter's Pride.

I am using sock yarn Karbonz circular needles in size US #1 40 inch, and a pattern called Isabella D’Este found in The Knitter’s Book of Socks which I have checked out from our local library.

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Speedy Knitting at Alpaca Direct: Circular Needle Review!

by Kelley Hobart February 09, 2019 1 min read 0 Comments

Theseaddi Sock Rocket circular needles have the silky smooth nickel-plated finish that is so well-known on theaddi Turbos. If you haven’t tried addi Turbos they allow the stitches to slide along the needles at incredible speeds. Some folks may find them a little too slippery but I am all about speed when it comes to knitting socks so these work great for me
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March 6, 2018 Facebook Live LINKS: Spring Shawls to Knit and Crochet

by Kelley Hobart March 06, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Kelley discusses a technique to 'Create your own fade' and make your own gradient yarn projects without buying a gradient yarn. She also shares new spring knit and crochet project ideas and reviews her favorite crochet hook.
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Sock Knitting: Learn A Better Way to Graft the Toe

by Kelley Hobart April 07, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

Lose the "donkey ears" on your knit socks! We all love our gorgeous sock yarn, and we want our sock knitting patterns to look great. Here's a better way to graft the toe of a knitted sock, which results in a smooth finish.
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Are you ready for the team Scoreboard KAL?

by Kelley Hobart August 27, 2015 1 min read 0 Comments

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Valentines Day Gift Ideas

by 6 January 30, 2015 2 min read 0 Comments

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Top 5 New Year's Resolutions for Knitters

by 6 January 15, 2015 3 min read 0 Comments

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AD Sock KAL Wrap-Up & Winner

by 6 August 31, 2014 1 min read 0 Comments

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Sock Knit-A-Long!

by 6 July 22, 2014 2 min read 0 Comments

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Honoring the one who took on the World’s Hardest Job for you

by kjirstine Prickett May 02, 2014 3 min read 0 Comments

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Knitting Helps Mentor a Healthy Lifestyle

by AD Staff April 11, 2014 3 min read 0 Comments

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Knitting May Help Delay or Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

by Kelley Hobart April 01, 2014 3 min read 0 Comments

Did you know that women age 60 and older have a 1 in 6 chance of getting Alzheimer's disease in their lifetime? Women are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's compared with breast cancer, according to a report from the Alzheimer's Association.
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