Months ago I pinned that arm knitting video that’s all over Pinterest. I watched it and thought about writing about it. Clearly it was getting pinned a lot, but to me it just seemed like a strange craft that anyone …
I am capable of walking while knitting. I am not a runner, but even if I were I don’t think I would ever consider trying to combine the two pursuits.
But apparently running and knitting at the same time …
After reading Knit Your Own Moustache I started thinking about different ways you can add knitting to costumes for Halloween or any occasion that might call for dressing up. And of course there are a lot of options out there.…
The good people at Sterling Publishing sent me a copy of Knit Your Own Moustache a few months ago, and I finally got around to giving it a look. It’s such a fun book! It includes 20 knit and crochet …
I’ve long wanted to make one of those …
Life has not been easy for artist and knitter Annie Eckrich. After her parents divorced and her mom stopped receiving child support, the family’s home was foreclosed on when she was 16. They spent some time floating from place to …
You might not think that something as basic as stripes would have any sort of history, but according to weaver Sarah Cross, there’s a pretty interesting story behind stripes.
Writing on the Buttons and Paint… blog, she says that …
I love a good tweed yarn for fall, and Knit Picks is inspiring knitters to pick up their City Tweed yarn and knit a sweater. The new City Tweed collection has six patterns that can be purchased individually for $4.99 …
This is about three hours from my house, and I ,ay just have to make a trip so I can see it in person. A bunch of knitters and crocheters have yarn bombed the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock, …
This is the time for launching fall collections, and I’ve got a bunch to tell you about in the coming days. First up is Brooklyn Tweed, which brings us a collection inspired by the forest for this fall. the …
It’s Friday the 13th, which means it must be time to start thinking about Halloween. Especially if you want to knit something for your Halloween or fall decor, it’s high time you got started. Here are a bunch of great …
We’ve all been there. Either you made a big mistake while knitting and need to rip out a bunch of your work (I have a project on timeout right now for this very reason) or you’ve abandoned a project and …
This is a really cool technique from Rachael Rabbit with an easy way to make a tartan look in knitting. She uses a knitting machine but you could certainly knit the base by hand.
When she’s finished knitting, she …
If you’ve ever been stumped when you go to the yarn store, check out these five tips for buying yarn from the Martingale and Co. blog. This list assumes that you have a pattern in mind so you’ll be looking …