I just can't stop coming up with free eBooks for you! The latest is a reboot of Knitting A ccessories: 7 Free Patterns for Knitted Accessories . I've switched it up and put in some new patterns for you. I hope you like knitting accessories , because this new eBook is full of great patterns. 1...
Dec 21, 2012
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Molly's fabulous motif scarf I've just gotten a new book, 150 Knit & Crochet Motifs by Heather Lodinsky (the designer of the Central Park Hoodie!), which is really getting my creative juices flowing. Motifs have always intrigued me, and I've knitted and crocheted many of them, but I rarely...
The venerable Elizabeth Zimmermann rediscovered and named the I-cord (the I-cord, called a "stay lace," was mentioned in Victorian needlework manuals). The "I" stands for "idiot" because Ms. Zimmermann thought the technique was so simple anyone could do it (even an idiot...
Lots of us want to fill our project baskets with easy knit patterns, especially in the summertime. Occasionally, though, easy knitted patterns can sacrifice style: there's sometimes a lot of room between "easy" and "attractive." Not so in this new, free Ebook, Easy Knits From...
Jul 10, 2009
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Alternating Twists from Cables & Arans I am a stitch geek. I'm fascinated by the different ways that the humble knit stitch and the unassuming purl stitch get together and make a gadzillion different glorious combinations. My stitch dictionaries are stained with the love born of long and constant...
Oct 1, 2007
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The INSIDE of the Ms. Poppins' Bag Knitted stitches have a lovely drape, which is one reason we love them so! That drape is created by having lots of small holes between the yarn fibers—in general, the bigger the holes, the more drape something has. Think of the difference in drape between a felted...
Knitting Needle Knitting Bag The comments from Monday's post on knitting bags were a hoot! I feel so much better knowing that I am not alone in my knitting bag addiction. Bagaholics, bag ladies, and bag pigs (thank you, Merna S.!), unite! And what can we bag geeks say to Ms. Eliza, our friend who...
Too cute! The Knitting Needle Knitting Bag I'm beginning to think that I have a Serious Knitting Bag Habit, as I am getting dangerously close to having a different knitting bag for each UnFinished Object. This would not be a "Serious Knitting Bag Habit" if I only had one UFO (and thus only...
Weekend Getaway Satchel My husband Nicholas is the perfect knitter’s husband: adorable, patient, and tolerates both long afternoons spent in yarn shops and large piles of yarn in the linen closet with equal parts humor and grace. However, he was mystified by the entire concept of me knitting a...