Back in the late 80s, I had a Swatch watch with a neon orange band. It was excellent, as we used to say. The best part about it was that it matched my orange, blue, and white madras shorts from The Gap. It was all about color back then, and a lot of it. Krypton Hat by Megan Werdmuller von Elgg That love...
Designer Tanis Gray loves the challenge of designing and knitting complex patterns that use intricate stitch patterns and inventive techniques, but she also enjoys creating simple knits that are simple-to-knit, easy-to-wear staples. In her new book, Cozy Knits , Tanis reached out to her favorite designers...
Nov 6, 2013
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I think I knit my dad five hats in the last two years, all from the same pattern. He likes super bulky, tightly knit, stockinette hats with a two-inch ribbed brim. And he likes them longer than normal so they cover his ears. He wears them out! Or he accidentally felts them . . . But they're so quick...
May 29, 2013
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The Ladybug Headband from A Step-By-Step Guide to Knitting Cables with 4 Staff Favorite Patterns I recently finished a headband similar to the Ladybug Headband by Katy Ryan. I discovered that works really well as an ear warmer, too. It's great for people who don't look good in hats (ahem), or...
Editors’ Note: We asked Karin Strom, Interweave’s editorial director for the yarn group, to share her interview with book author Lene Holme Sams ø e. Essentially Feminine Knits: 25 Must-Have Chic Designs by Lene Holme Sams ø e. Every so often a knitting book comes along that...