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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In the last couple of winters, I've worn more knitted cowls than regular scarves. Knitted cowls are quick projects, and you can use up small amounts of luxury yarns you might have in your stash. In our new free eBook, Knit Cowl Patterns Ideas: 5 Free Knitted Cowl Patterns for Women , I've gathered...
I think I've knit four cowls this winter. One was a slip-stitch pattern, one a lace pattern, one a linen-stitch pattern, and one a plain stockinette pattern. Oddly, I think the stockinette cowl is my favorite. Probably because it's knit from a 100-percent cashmere yarn that I got for Christmas...
Last weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the Interweave Knitting Lab in San Mateo, CA. It was so much fun, meeting people and learning new things. I attended three workshops: Basic Brioche, Two-Color Brioche (both with Nancy Marchant), and Roositude Inlay (with Nancy Bush). Here's what I made...
Sometime in about 1974, my mom bought a groovy white leather jacket with a faux fox collar. I loved it! I didn't know it was faux, of course, and I decided then and there that I would have a coat just like Mom's and wear it all the time. Well, I never got a white leather coat, but I have been...
It seems like cowls are everywhere today, in stores and on the needles. I can see why they're popular—they're useful, quick to knit, and they're often one-skein wonders. A knitting trifecta if I've ever seen one. Knitted cowls can be real stash-buster patterns, too. One of my friends...
Apr 20, 2012
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