This weekend was the New York Sheep and Wool Festival, more colloquially known as Rhinebeck. The weather was... odd, but the people were fantastic, and the sheep were sheepy. I went with the goal of only buying yarn to make a gift for my mom, and ended up falling in love with the idea of an orange sweater...
Oct 22, 2014
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There's a special collection of knits in the new issue of Knitscene . Designer Corrina Ferguson's pieces are feminine and inventive, and certainly fashion-forward. But they're also wearable and fun to knit. Mallory Hills Shawl by Corrina Ferguson Corrina has four designs in this issue, including...
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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Vertex Cardigan by Carol Feller Inlaid Lace Mitts by Rebecca Blair I know it doesn't seem like it, but spring is on the horizon. It's March (!), and that means spring bulbs are going to start peeking out of flower beds and warm-weather knitting patterns are going to appear in stores and online...
In keeping with my resolutions, finishing my UFOs and knitting from my stash, I'm thinking about starting with the second one, and as I do, totally blowing the first one. I didn't realize how these resolutions worked against each other, but oh, well! Anyway, I have sweater-quantity of a beautiful...
There's so much knowledge out there—let's help each other and share tips and tricks. Here are some topics to get you going: Sock Knitting: How do you avoid that hole at the top of the gusset? Sweater Knitting Patterns: What's your favorite cast-on tip? Lace Knitting: How do you put...
"Seriously?!? I think I can hold it until the temp gets above zero, Mom!" What is with this winter storm marching across America? It's so cold here we have to leave a faucet dripping so our pipes don't freeze! Don't get me wrong, I love any excuse to wrap up in my knitted scarves...
The Vacation Scarf I spent last week camping in paradise, a.k.a. Yellowstone National Park. I went with a friend and we had so much fun seeing wildlife (bears, wolves, coyotes, moose, elk, pronghorn, and lots of bison!). I brought along some knitting—a baby vest, a tee-shirt, and some random yarn...
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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