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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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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That's what I was saying a few months ago, after I impulse-bought some beautiful sparkly S. Charles Luna. It's brown with the most delightful golden sparkle. It's 71 percent mohair, and it's really fine, so I thought I'd run it with another yarn to add a special touch. Here's...
Yarn Bows Yarn Jewelry Lacey Sugar Pattern Gingerbread Sweaters Well Read Sometimes I want to make a knitted gift for someone, but I don't have time to knit it. I found the following non-knitted gifts in a couple of different issues of Interweave Knits Gifts , ironically. They're all perfect...
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...
Last time, I showed a photo of the beginnings of my Tattoo Tank from Knitscene Winter/Spring 2010 . I also gave instructions for how to choose the right size for this little summer top , only to find out that I myself had gone and cast on for a little summer top big enough to fit Godzilla. Hmm. You know...
The cute little Bolero from Interweave's book Feminine Knits is indeed done. I bound it off Wednesday morning, and then made some coffee, turned on an audiobook, and sat down to be a good girl and weave in all the (double-digit) ends. (It took two cups of coffee. There were a LOT of ends!) Closures...
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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