Moonlight Pullover Enchanted Cardigan Everyone loved Kristen TenDyke's Finish-Free Knits , and now she's back with more in her new book No-Sew Knits . Kristen's designs for this book cover it all from pretty and practical to fun and funky. What I like best about this book, though, are Kristin's...
Knitting lace. The very phrase evokes clouds of soft finery, light enough to pass through the proverbial wedding ring. But lace isn't just for weddings! Lace is now vibrant, and modern, and more popular than ever! Today, everything from hats to sweaters incorporates the beauty of knitted lace; knitting...
Jun 27, 2014
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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...
My sister doesn't like pumpkin pie, (I do not understand; does not compute) but her favorite color is orange. I was thinking about this yesterday as I was raking up orange and yellow and brown leaves, thinking about how pretty the fall colors are, even as I'm hating raking. There are so many...
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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Working a Tricky Armhole: The Drawstring Raglan The Drawstring Raglan on Stef People are used to knitting raglans from the top-down, but the Drawstring Raglan is done from the bottom up, and I'm noticing a lot of emails asking for help at the part where you cast on extra stitches for the sleeves...
Katie wearing the Henley Perfected I asked Katie Himmelberg, style editor of Knitscene and assistant editor of Interweave Knits , to provide some expert commentary for us for each of the sweaters we have chosen for the Winter 2007 Interweave Sweater Gals Gallery. Here's what Katie has to say about...
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...