Whether you like buying sweaters from the thrift store, are gifted something the wrong size, knit something the wrong size or have lost weight and need garments in a smaller size, there may be times when you want to make …
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 …
Sweaters with the cables running sideways are pretty popular this year, and Donatella at Inspiration and Realisation was inspired to design her own in a pretty red mohair yarn speckled with black.
Check out her site for some great details …
I have made T-shirt yarn before, and while it’s rather a tedious process it is pretty fun to knit with, and it is a great way to reuse shirts that might be stained or otherwise unusable.
Here’s another method for …
We all know that making a gauge swatch is important, as is getting an accurate measurement and stitch count from that swatch. But that can be difficult if you’re knitting with a really fuzzy or textured yarn.
What I usually …
Knitting in the round is a lot of fun, and at least makes projects feel like they go more quickly, but one problem with circular knitting comes when you knit stripes and you have that little jog where the colors …
Black and white is always a big trend in fashion, and a grid design is a great way to show off these bold colors together. Donatella from Inspiration and Realisation was inspired by a cropped sweater from Rodarte to create …
Sashay yarn is a really fun product from Red Heart that makes it quick and easy to knit up a ruffled scarf. I’ve shared a video about how to make a scarf with the yarn before, and now Adventures of …
Since this is a perfect time to knit sweaters (and I’m trying to finish up about five of them this month!) I thought it would be good to share this article from Knitting Daily discussing the issue of ease in …
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 …
Knitting your first sweater is a big step to take so it is important to find a sweater pattern that is simple to knit. Here are some of my favorites when it comes to simple sweaters that look great!
I’ve long wanted to make one of those …
If you’re looking for some knitting for the weekend that will get you into the fall spirit, check out this new free ebook from Knitting Daily. These five cowl patterns give you lots of options for a little warmth …
Simple shapes are a great way to use up little bits of yarn left from other knitting projects, and Mel from Mellywood’s Mansion is sharing a project she made with some odd balls: a simple triangular poncho.
Worked from …
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 …