Knitting Daily Blog

Check out what’s going on with Kathleen at the Knitting Daily blog. She shares her favorite knitting books, how-to videos, and knitting projects, plus talks about her works in progress.

Learn how to knit stripes in circular knitting without those unsightly jogs at the ends of your rounds!

Circular Knitting: Jogless Stripes

I don’t know about you, but I’m a visual learner. I can read step-by-step instructions ‘til the cows come home, but I rarely get it right without photos or—even better—a video. Here’s a story about a video that really helped me out with a circular knitting technique. I love to knit striped hats in the…

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Win a gorgeous scarf kit from Mango Moon!

During the month of May, Knitting Daily is partnering with Mango Moon to bring you four weeks of fabulous prize-winning opportunities! Mango Moon was founded in 2000 with one product: recycled silk yarn hand spun on drop spindles in Nepal by women who were struggling to support themselves and their children. In the years since,…

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A Taste of Summer Knitting Patterns (and Bacon Toast!)

A few things are certain in this life: taxes, the changing seasons, and new issues of Interweave Knits! Summer is approaching, and with that happy news, the summer issue of Interweave Knits is here, packed with summer knitting patterns galore. Full of warm-weather patterns to knit, techniques to learn, and even a couple of sewing…

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Holiday Knitting: Win a tiny wreath kit!

During the month of May, Knitting Daily is partnering with Mango Moon to bring you four weeks of fabulous prize-winning opportunities! Mango Moon was founded in 2000 with one product: recycled silk yarn hand spun on drop spindles in Nepal by women who were struggling to support themselves and their children. In the years since,…

Salt Water Taffy sock knitting pattern

Knitting Socks: Matching Striped Socks

Knitting socks from self-striping yarn always seems like a good idea, doesn’t it? You get beautiful, color stripes with no ends to weave in. This is important in sock knitting because if you’re not careful, weaving in ends can leave bumps where you don’t want them, like on the sole of your foot! It’s so…

In Triplicate cowl knitting pattern

You could win a cowl kit from Mango Moon!

During the month of May, Knitting Daily is partnering with Mango Moon to bring you four weeks of fabulous prize-winning opportunities! Mango Moon was founded in 2000 with one product: recycled silk yarn hand spun on drop spindles in Nepal by women who were struggling to support themselves and their children. In the years since,…

Beautiful cable work in this knit sweater by Andrea Rangel

Knit Sweaters (and more!) for Every Day

I put on a store-bought sweater yesterday and proceeded to work in the garden and clean out a storage room. I got to thinking about whether I would wear one of my own knit sweaters for that kind of activity. My instinct would be no, but then again, why not? The sweater I wore was…

Charlotte Pass Crescent Wrap lace knit

Knit Lace: A Far-Flung Inspiration

Not many of you probably know that my job before Knitting Daily was as the production director for The Mountaineers Books, an outdoor activity and conservation publisher in Seattle. I was there for nine years, and during that time I met many a hiker, climber, biker, and wildlife photographer. It was wonderful, and I was…

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Chunky Knits: Five Free Patterns!

Chunky knits are so satisfying. You can have a project done in no time, so this type of knitting is great for gifts, baby knits, or simply for those of us who love instant gratification! I’ve pulled together five of my favorite chunky knitting patterns in a new free eBook, Chunky Knits: 5 Free Chunky…

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Miss Grace is Back!

Our fabulous Miss Grace Shawl Kit sold out in record time, so we decided to bring it back. I’m so glad, because this shawl knitting pattern is  absolutely stunning, and the knitting is adventurous and fun. We partnered with Skeino to bring you this kit in special colors: deep purples with touches of blue. So…