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  • Best Sock-Knitting Tips from Our Readers

    It's no surprise that Sockupied readers are terrific sock knitters, but the genius behind some of the tips we received in our contest showed just how innovative—and generous—you all are! Before I get to the winning tip, I wanted to share a few others that were in close contention for...
    Posted to Inside e-Knitting Magazines by Anne Merrow on Apr 28, 2014
    Filed under: Sock Knitting, How To Knit, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Techniques, Knitting Stitches, Knitting, Knitting Gifts
  • Knitting Goes Neon

    Back in the late 80s, I had a Swatch watch with a neon orange band. It was excellent, as we used to say. The best part about it was that it matched my orange, blue, and white madras shorts from The Gap. It was all about color back then, and a lot of it. Krypton Hat by Megan Werdmuller von Elgg That love...
    Posted to Knitting Daily by Kathleen Cubley on Apr 28, 2014
    Filed under: Knitting Techniques, How To Knit, Knitting Patterns, Knitted Hats, Knitting Stitches, Cable Knitting, Free Knitting Patterns, Knitting
  • Knitting a Haapsalu Shawl

    There's something special about a knitted lace shawl. The ethereal quality is so feminine, and there's a connection to the past, both in the knitting and the wearing. Designer Nancy Bush is synonymous with knitting lace shawls, especially Estonian shawls. An example of a Haapsalu Shawl In Interweave...
    Posted to Knitting Daily by Kathleen Cubley on Apr 25, 2014
    Filed under: Lace Knitting, Knitting Techniques, How To Knit, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Stitches, Knitted Shawls, Knitting
  • 5 Grafting Myths: MYTH #5 The grafting yarn must come from the back needle

    (Plus, an excerpt from my next series of blog posts: Grafting Lace Patterns Invisibly) The origin of this grafting myth is a bit of a mystery. My guess is that it derives from the fact that for a long time, Kitchener stitch grafting was used primarily for joining live stitches on the toes of socks and...
    Posted to Inside Knits by Joni Coniglio on Apr 22, 2014
    Filed under: How To Knit, Knitting Techniques, Knitting Patterns, Lace Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Knitting
  • Travelogue Knitting

    When confronted with a fabulously unique knitting pattern, I've often wondered what inspired the designer. Many times patterns are born from a walk in the forest, a visit to the sea, or some other interaction with the natural world. Byzantine Pullover by Tanis Lavallée Fallingwater Hat by...
    Posted to Knitting Daily by Kathleen Cubley on Apr 18, 2014
    Filed under: Knitting Techniques, Knitting Patterns, Color Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Cardigan Knitting Patterns, Knitting
  • It's the little things

    The weather is warming up and it's time to plan some small projects for the summer. None of us wants a big wool sweater piling up in our laps as we knit! I don't know about you, but I knit year-round; I just change the type of projects I work on. Summer knitting is a great time to stock up on...
    Posted to Knitting Daily by Kathleen Cubley on Apr 11, 2014
    Filed under: Lace Knitting, Knitted Accessories, Knitting Techniques, Knitting Patterns, Knitted Hats, Knitting Gifts, Color Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Easy Knitting Patterns, Cable Knitting, Free Knitting Patterns, Holiday Projects, Summer Knitting, Knitting
  • Alternatives to a Ribbed Hem

    We're so used to seeing ribbing at the cuffs, necklines, and hems of sweaters. But there are other choices to be made! In the new issue of knit.wear , designer Jane Howorth offers you options for hemlines. The XO Tee by Sara Morris uses the plain hem on the sleeves. Alternatives to a Ribbed Hem Whether...
    Posted to Knitting Daily by Kathleen Cubley on Apr 7, 2014
    Filed under: Knitting Techniques, How To Knit, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Stitches, Knitting
  • My Next Project: Cable Knitting Perfection

    To me, there's nothing more lovely than an intricately cabled sweater. Kathy Zimmerman is one of my favorite designers. She's known as the Cable Queen, and her sweaters are simply beautiful. Setting out to design the perfect sweater to wear on a getaway weekend at a New England B&B, Kathy...
    Posted to Knitting Daily by Kathleen Cubley on Apr 2, 2014
    Filed under: Lace Knitting, Knitting Techniques, Knitting Patterns, Color Knitting, Knitting Stitches, Sweater Knitting Patterns, Cable Knitting, Entrelac, Knitting
  • Settle in with a Good Book!

    Knitters have so many tools to explore, from knitting needles to notions to yarn! I also consider books a tool, especially reference books full of knitting techniques . Two that I can't manage without are Vicki Square's Knitter's Companion and Lisa Kartus's Knit Fix . The Knitter's...
    Posted to Knitting Daily by Kathleen Cubley on Mar 26, 2014
    Filed under: Sock Knitting, Knitting Techniques, How To Knit, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Bags, Knitting Stitches, Knitting
  • Domino Knitting FAQs

    Vivian Høxbro is the guru of a technique called domino knitting. Vivian defines domino knitting as knitting pieces together while the work progresses, just as one "pieces" the tiles in dominoes. Candy Stole Two-Block Hat In the book Knit to Be Square , Vivian Hoxbro shows us how to squares...
    Posted to Knitting Daily by Kathleen Cubley on Mar 17, 2014
    Filed under: Lace Knitting, Knitting Techniques, How To Knit, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Bags, Felt Knitting, Knitted Hats, Knitting Stitches, Domino Knitting, Free Knitting Patterns, Knitting
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