Matti Gloves Kettu Top I love color knitting and Scandinavian design. Imagine my delight when First Frost by Lucinda Guy was delivered to my door! Lucinda delivers, as always. There so many are beautiful, colorful patterns in this book, along with interesting techniques in the Scandinavian tradition...
Oct 13, 2014
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The weather is warming up and it's time to plan some small projects for the summer. None of us wants a big wool sweater piling up in our laps as we knit! I don't know about you, but I knit year-round; I just change the type of projects I work on. Summer knitting is a great time to stock up on...
Apr 11, 2014
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Knitters are giving people, and we love patterns that help us keep up our supply of knitted gifts! In our new eBook, Ideas for Knitting Gifts: 9 Free Patterns for Knitted Gifts to Make , I've gathered nine patterns that are great for holiday knitting, birthday knitting, or just random-act-of-kindness...
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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There's something extra special about giving a knitted gift. A lot of thought goes into the process; choosing a color is probably my favorite part of gift knitting. Knitted Gift ideas from Christmas Stockings: 7 Classic Holiday Treasures to Knit eBook For example, I know that my sister loves terra...
A note from Kathleen: Color knitting is a technique that once mastered—or even tried, if I'm being honest—is addicting. When I'm knitting with color, whether it's intarsia, Fair Isle, or even a simple stripe, I have a hard time putting my knitting down because I want to see what...
Frederick & Anne Scarf, from Jane Austen Knits I am a somewhat selfish knitter—I love knitting for myself! But I also enjoy knitting gifts, especially really luxurious gifts for the important people in my life. I've knit cashmere scarves for my mom, silk scarves for my sister, fair isle...
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...