Designer Tanis Gray loves the challenge of designing and knitting complex patterns that use intricate stitch patterns and inventive techniques, but she also enjoys creating simple knits that are simple-to-knit, easy-to-wear staples. In her new book, Cozy Knits , Tanis reached out to her favorite designers...
Nov 6, 2013
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Miss Pole's muffatees by Mary Lycan. Photograph by Joe Coca. A note from Kathleen: The January/February issue of PieceWork magazine is on the horizon, and I've gotten a sneak peek. Knitters should be really excited for it, because it's the annual Historical Knitting issue. Full of fabulous...
There are so many little knitting techniques that can make a difference in the finished work. Twined knitting is one of those techniques. Freja Twined Scarf from Northern Knits Gifts by Lucinda Guy In her new book Northern Knits Gifts , Lucinda Guy uses this technique in some of her designs. Here's...
Knitted gloves are so special; they're at once utilitarian and extravagant. Clockwise from upper left: Lace and Twist Gloves; Layered Turkish Gloves Two-Color Norwegian Gloves; Mittens, Interrupted; Motley Mitts; Winter Twilight Mitts; Uncommon Gardening Gloves (middle) Here at Knitting Daily , we...
Feb 24, 2012
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As a retired trial attorney, I am always curious about what people think and do during their time on a jury. So when I came across the Juris Mitts in the 2011 issue of Interweave Knits Accessories , I knew that I simply had to knit them. First, the designer came up with the idea while serving on a jury...
I've long been a fan of Lucinda Guy's designs, especially her patterns for children, and I've just finished looking at an advance copy of her new book of grown-up designs, Northern Knits ; it's fabulous! Lucinda focuses on the diversity of knitting in the northern European countries of...