The Summer 2011 issue of Knitscene featured an article by one of my favorite designers, Stephen West. I just bought his Spectra Scarf pattern, which is a circular scarf knit from a ball of self-striping sock yarn and a coordinating solid sock yarn. One of my knit-night buddies worked it up and it's...
Mar 21, 2012
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A note from Kathleen: What have I learned from Knitting Daily TV ? Honestly, I don't think I have the space here to list all of the incredible tips, new techniques, and pure inspiration that I've gotten from KDTV! From new ways to cast-on to working with multiple colors to machine knitting tips...
Jan 19, 2011
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Kids are enthusiastic knitters! (Photos by Kevin Monko) Remember when you learned to knit? Did it change your life like it changed mine? Well, why not pass that feeling along to your kids? While browsing last year's issue of Interweave Knits Weekend (now available as a digital download !) I came...
When I first learned to knit I was a "thrower" (or English-style knitter)—I held the yarn in my right hand and wrapped it (or threw it) around the right-hand needle. Most of my friends were "pickers" (or Continental-style knitters)—they held the yarn in their left hands...
There are so many beautiful variegated and self-striping yarns out there. They're perfect for adding some pizzazz to your stockinette projects, but have you thought about doing some colorwork with these yarns? The term "faux isle" is a funny play on words, but it's also a neat technique...