There are lots of little tricks in knitting that you don’t necessarily learn when you’re learning how to knit, particularly if you learned from the Internet (not that there’s anything wrong with that; I’m proud to teach people to knit …
Funky hats abounded in Alice Springs, Australia, with the Beanie Festival and Exhibition that took place late last month. (This article says it goes on through mid-July but I’m not seeing that anywhere on the event’s website, but …
I will never say that I’ve seen it all when it comes to knitting, because people are endlessly creative when it comes to uses for knitting, ways to knit and things to knit that I don’t think there’s an end …
A couple of weeks ago I shared with you a post from Audrey Knight about her process for adding seams to a seamless sweater for extra stability and durability.
Since last we checked in with her she’s now written about …
I’m kind of conflicted when it comes to seams and sweaters. I understand logically that seams are important. They bring stability to a piece, can help it hold its shape through washing and wearing, and can be used to …
Whether you’re traveling this summer or just want to do a bit of knitting on the go without dragging your whole knitting tool arsenal with you, there are some great hacks you can do to use regular household items to …
Whatever variation of the pattern you use, it combines a series of …
My Razor Shell Scarf uses a two-row repeat, and …
I’ve been writing a lot this week over on About about arm knitting, but another great way to knit without needles is finger knitting.
Finger knitting is a good way to get kids started because they don’t have to …
This Easy Baby Blanket from The Things We Do is a lot of fun because …
Lion Brand Amazing yarn is a lot of fun, and I’m kind of in love with this Mitered Shawl knitting pattern that uses that pretty self-striping yarn.
Using mitered squares with multicolored yarn is an easy way to break up …
I enjoy knitting sweaters and tops, but I will admit that I’m not a huge fan of knitting sleeves. For one thing, I always seem to knit one a few rows longer than the other, even when I’m counting carefully. …
One thing that bothers me a little about the arm knitting trend is that a lot of the projects tend to come out looking them same. They’re big, bulky scarves or cowls that may be great for winter but are …