It's no surprise that Sockupied readers are terrific sock knitters, but the genius behind some of the tips we received in our contest showed just how innovative—and generous—you all are! Before I get to the winning tip, I wanted to share a few others that were in close contention for...
We all struggle with our first knitting project, sometimes producing fantastic or horrible results. Here's marketing manager Annie Hartman Bakken, sharing her first knitting experience. Annie with her dog Edie modeling a vest Annie knit. A detail of the famous dishcloth. The famous dishcloth, alive...
Sep 18, 2013
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Yarn Bows Yarn Jewelry Lacey Sugar Pattern Gingerbread Sweaters Well Read Sometimes I want to make a knitted gift for someone, but I don't have time to knit it. I found the following non-knitted gifts in a couple of different issues of Interweave Knits Gifts , ironically. They're all perfect...
I just started a new hat for a Christmas present for my brother—I'm living proof that it's not too late to start knitting for the holidays! I have three more projects that I need to make, too, another hat (R2D2 hat for my nephew) and a scarf for my sister-in-law. Oh, and that hat for my...
Pale Skies Cowl by Sarah Barbour Leaf Cravat by Teva Durham Diamond Seed Baby Jacket by Erica Alexander Aegean Mitts by Amy Polcyn Koolhaas Hat by Jared Flood Last week I Tweeted that I'm still in the planning stages of my holiday knitting. And judging from the replies, I have a lot of company! Yes...
Nov 8, 2010
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Just a little scene-setting photo—knit on! I was reading through the forums and the Knitting Daily blog post comments, and I was impressed by the wealth of knitting expertise out there! I thought I'd pull some of them and put them all here for you to enjoy. This is a potpourri of knitting tips...
We've all wrapped up our precious knitted gifts in boxes and bags. And when we put them with all of the other gifts, they look just like everything else in the pile. Don't get me wrong, I love a big stack of presents, but I've stumbled upon some new items from Interweave that will make our...
Me, at Sunny Rock B&B I am back from Canada, and instead of being a respite from my work, the trip allowed me to re-connect with the joy behind what I do for a living. I am a professional knitter; I am a professional writer-about-knitting; knitting permeates every moment of every day of my life....
Mom and my adorable niece Jackie Someone asked me the other day: "So, Sandi, what are you knitting for your mom for Mother's Day?" A bit of guilty silence ensued. The embarrassing truth is, I've spent hours and hours knitting for babies, for cancer survivors, for friends, for my husband...
May 4, 2007
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