I love drop-stitch knitting patterns. It's so much fun to drop the stitch! It feels so wrong, even though I know it's right. The Manicouagan Pullover by Alex Capshaw-Taylor, from the Winter 2014 issue of Interweave Knits ( get the free pattern here !) The drop-stitch patterns I've knitted...
I'm still looking for a gift for my mom. How about you? Knitters know that our craft is not a quick one, though, so we need to plan our gift knitting was ahead of time. But sometimes, life gets in the way, doesn't it. I want to knit something for my mom, but knitting patterns for women can be...
The Summer 2011 issue of Knitscene featured an article by one of my favorite designers, Stephen West. I just bought his Spectra Scarf pattern, which is a circular scarf knit from a ball of self-striping sock yarn and a coordinating solid sock yarn. One of my knit-night buddies worked it up and it's...
Mar 21, 2012
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The French Braid Pullover by Angela Hahn I've finished several hats for Christmas presents and now I'm itching to get back to sweater knitting. Whether knitting for women or knitting for men, there's one thing I know about my knitting personality: I love working cabled sweaters. I remember...
Sheep marker from Knitifacts. So cute! Happy Friday! I'm starting a new feature today on Knitting Daily ! I want you to know all about what's going on out there in the knitting world. There's so much knitting knowledge out there, and I don't want you to miss anything. Each Friday I'll...
Mar 25, 2011
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The colors I chose for my Tomato Let me be clear: It's not Amy-the-book-author's fault I ended up having to rip out two days' worth of knitting on the Tomato . It's also not Wendy-the-pattern-designer's fault. It's entirely my fault, because even though I followed Amy's brilliant...