I’ve reviewed lots of really fun lace knitting books through the years, and if you’re the sort of person who still likes paper, these are some that you should check out to help you on your lace knitting journey.
I usually wet-block my knitting projects, if I block them at all, but there might be reasons that you wouldn’t want to do that. Perhaps you’re working with a delicate fiber, or the project is huge and would stretch unpleasantly …
Dishcloths and washcloths are a lot of fun to knit, so why not add a little more knitting to the kitchen? The Leisure Arts booklet Dishcloth Dresses by Debbie Trainor has 12 patterns for little “dresses” you can knit out …
I don’t know if you’ve been following the series over on About with knitting lessons from Creative Knitting magazine editor Kara Gott Warner (if you haven’t, she’s been talking lace, mitered knitting and seed stitch), but those articles …
It always amazes me the innovation that is still happening in knitting. From different ways to cast on and bind off to new techniques and new materials to knit with, this is definitely a good time to be a knitter.…
I got word today that Liat Gat of KnitFreedom has released a new video all about different knitting cast ons. The KnitFreedom Video Guide to Cast Ons includes video instruction on 39 different cast ons, from backwards loop to twined, …
This season’s issue includes a look at small knitting bags you’ll want to …
This is one of those things that I started a long time ago and then I started freaking out about my book and decided I couldn’t knit anything else for a while so I abandoned the project and didn’t manage …
I guess I’ve got Maine on the brain today (wouldn’t it be lovely to be sitting on a deck chair somewhere in Maine, knitting and looking out at the ocean, right about now?) because I’ve been meaning to share this …
Shannon Okey, better known to some as KnitGrrl and the mastermind behind indie fiber publisher Cooperative Press, one spent some time knitting a British knitting magazine. Since she left that publication to start the Press, she says people have …
Sometimes my job is really awesome. OK, a lot of times my job is awesome, but some days I get really great mail without even asking. Thanks to the wonderful folks at Knit Picks (thanks, Jenny!) I received a sample …
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100% cotton, eco friendly and made in the USA! And yes, it’s 100% cotton, perfect for a beach coverup, t-shirt, tank… or even an eyeglass cord, like this FREE PATTERN HERE!!
Find this awesome yarn over at Knit Out Of …
So I have to tell you about this new phone I got. I know, I know, it’s nothing to do with knitting, but it’s pretty cool and I thought you might want to hear about it.
I know I live …