Hyde Park Legwarmers Kids today. I say that a lot. And the truth of the matter is that I don't feel much older than I did twenty-five years ago. Which was about when I was wearing leg warmers. But everything old is new again, and today's kids are wearing leg warmers; they're the in thing...
As sock knitters, I feel like we all have at least one thing in common—we're frequently drawn to the fun multicolored yarns. Variegated, hand-painted, space-dyed—you name it. We want it. And then we hold our newly acquired skein of variegated sock yarn and think "...now I have to...
Unless your summer plans involve hiking boots, it may be too warm to wear wool socks for a few months yet—but that doesn't mean you've put away your sock knitting. Lightweight, portable, and addictive to knit, socks are perfect for summer travels. The Last Stitch from the Fall 2011 issue...
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...
I was amazed to see how many folks wrote in to say that they, too, were "pattern fiddlers" –folks like me who use knitting patterns as a creative jumping-off place for making their own unique garment. I love this about knitters, I really do. There's a whack of energy being put into...
Today on Knitting Daily we're debuting our new free eBook, Knitting Instructions: 7 Free Knitting Patterns for Knitting Accessories ! I'm excited about this free knitting pattern collection because I love knitting accessories! It's great to have a smaller project on the needles so you can...
Monkey Socks: Wrap-Up Our first knit-a-long was a great success! When I started this knit-a-long back on July 1, I wasn't sure how it would go. I'm thrilled that Monkey Socks by Cookie A. were knit by about 20 people and to date there are 241 thoughts shared on the forum. I'm so happy that...
Aug 14, 2009
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Note from Sandi: There's more than one way to work a sock, as many long-time sock knitters will tell you. Most of us learn to make them by starting at the cuff--but if you find that this method isn't making you happy, then perhaps you could try knitting socks from the toe up. Here to explain...
Mar 27, 2009
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I might become a video nut. I bought a teensy weensy video camera recently, and suddenly, I'm realizing how much fun it is to send video emails to my family and friends, and take little videos of my new kitten...so when I went to the Knit-Out & Crochet 2009 event, sponsored by the Craft Yarn...
Feb 20, 2009
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