This is my favorite time of year, for many reasons. I love the festive lights everywhere, the holiday parties, the yummy Christmas cookies, the presents under the tree, and knitting gifts for people. But most of all, I enjoy spending time with friends and family. I'm so grateful to have a wonderful...
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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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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Times are tough. No denying that. But we knit for joy, and anything done for joy is worth finding a way to do, no matter what the challenges. The more joy, the more solace, the more calm we can bring to this crazy world, the better. So what are some ways to find that creative joy on a budget? I've...