"Design something beautiful that someone will cherish" —Shirley Paden A note from Kathleen: Teacher and designer Shirley Paden believes that even beginning knitters can plan a successful design. In the story below she gives a wonderful example of how her neighbor, Mary, who had been knitting...
Rosemary Cardigan by Cassie Castillo Emma Welford's Praline Pullover Fabrication Pullover by Josie Mercier Knitscene magazine is entering a new phase, with a new editor, Amy Palmer. Her first issue at the helm is the upcoming Fall 2013 Knitscene , which is right around the corner. Luckily, the Fall...
Jun 24, 2013
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Something (hopefully autumn) is coming. Maybe it's the slight chill to the mornings that greets me when I walk out my front door; maybe it's the sinus pressure–inducing shift in the barometric pressure. But I know that sooner or later, summer will transition into autumn and I'll need...
New knitting magazines come out all the time, with fabulous new patterns that go to the top of the queue. But what about that pattern from last year's magazine? The one that you absolutely loved; the one that you had to knit next; the one that made you want to put down the project you were working...
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...
I joined both the Knitting Olympics and the Ravelympics this year. I set my Olympic goals: To finish the Farmer's Market Cardigan . To knit a sock. To spin some luscious fibre. I made a schedule. I organized each knitting project in a pretty box. At the opening ceremonies, I jumped in with both needles...
Here are ten easy free knitting patterns for women--because sometimes you want to knit something fabulous and fast! Slouch Rib Cardigan by Cathy Payson. Easy knitted women's cardigan pattern that is simple enough to be your first knitted sweater! Frock Camisole by Katie Himmelberg. A simple, fashionable...
Jul 18, 2008
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Alternating Twists from Cables & Arans I am a stitch geek. I'm fascinated by the different ways that the humble knit stitch and the unassuming purl stitch get together and make a gadzillion different glorious combinations. My stitch dictionaries are stained with the love born of long and constant...
Oct 1, 2007
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Ready to block! On Wednesday, we began our Adventure in Blocking with a review of the basic tools and preparations you need to make before you get started. Now that you have everything gathered together, and now that you have experimented with blocking your swatch (and of course, you would never, ever...