One of the things I love most about handknit socks is the way they are so customizable. Feet come in […]
I’ve been on the hunt for a good mohair yarn substitute. You see, I like to design and knit with […]
We’re talking about yarn substitution all month long here on the blog, but I knew when I was planning out […]
When I first started knitting, I didn’t understand that using yarns other than what was recommended in a pattern could result in a finished object that looked very different from what I had pictured. Here’s what I’ve learned about yarn substitution over the last 12 years, so you don’t make the same mistakes.
My toe-up sock journey has been driven in large part by wanting to knit stripy socks with my leftovers, but […]
Until recently, I never paid much attention to the knitting toe-up socks vs. cuff-down socks debate. When I decided to […]
I’ve been knitting socks for 13 years, but I have never successfully completed a pair of toe up-socks. To be […]
You don’t need to spend tons of money on your software to design effective, elegant knitting patterns. Here are three inexpensive alternatives to a pricey Adobe suite.
This post will explain how to pick the yarn and needles you want to start knitting with, and at the end, there is a link to a series of videos that will teach you how to start your knit project, grow it, and finish it. If you have questions, you can drop a comment, and I’ll do my best to help out.
Recently, I got to thinking about the role of blocking in a knitter’s life. Here’s my love letter to one of the most useful tools in a knitter’s toolbox.