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Washcloth Knitting Pattern

The Hive Knit Dishcloth

Dishcloths and washcloths are great things to knit throughout the year because they’re really useful, and it’s nice to have made something that you …

Colourful patterned knitted sweaters by Annie Larson

I have a collection of sweaters that I look forward to wearing when the weather gets cooler. Sometimes I indulge myself in browsing for more. Annie …

Step Up Your Knit Tie Game with Proper Cloth

Cashmere may be available in whole range of prices these days, but the cozy knit hasn’t lost its luxurious edge. If you’ve read our October issue, you know that the <i>good</i> stuff comes from smaller batches, and Proper Cloth’s new knit ties are made from fabric in Biella, Italy and meticulously …

Essential Classics: The Knitted Tie

Though it’s often overlooked in favor of standard silk, the knit tie has been a staple in the wardrobes of the seriously stylish for decades. Young …

Watermelon Slice Socks

Ravelry user Wendy Gaal created a pattern for these surprisingly realistic-looking watermelon slice socks. I mean, this has got to be about as close to wearing actual watermelon slices on your feet as you can get.<p>[via Laughing Squid]


Flashback: Crochet 101: Chain Stitch, Single, and Double Crochet

<b>By Haley Pierson-Cox</b><p>Welcome to Crochet 101! In this post, I’ll introduce you to the basics of crochet and give you all of the information that you’ll need to select your tools and get started. In the video above, I’ll show you how to attach the yarn to the hook and make your foundation chain, then …

Tunisian Crochet Basics

Tunisian crochet (also called afghan stitch) is my newest yarn crafting obsession, and I love the luxuriously thick and beautifully textured fabric it produces. Because it’s an old technique that’s a fairly new crafting trend, there aren’t a ton of modern resources out there for beginners, so I’m …

How-To: Slip Stitch Dish Towels

Knit a set of gorgeous-looking—but shockingly easy to make—dish towels with this slip stitch dish towels tutorial from Whit’s Knits on the Purl Bee!<p>These dishtowels look really complicated to make, don’t they? I love that because, just like you want hard things to look easy, it’s a great coup to …


How-To: Chicken n’ Waffles Sliders

Trish from Mom On Timeout posted a handy take on the classic chicken n’ waffles dish with this Chicken Ranch Waffle Sliders recipe.<p>[via Neatorama]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Chicken and Waffle Wings<br>• Chicken ‘n Waffles on a Stick<br>• Buffalo Wing Cupcakes


How-To: Rainbow Crocheted Nesting Baskets

In the market for pretty storage solutions? Check out this rainbow crocheted nesting baskets tutorial from CraftTuts+.<p>Ready to make your own? Grab your crochet hooks and head on over to CraftTuts+ to see the full how-to!

How-To: Invisible No-Knot Crochet Finish

Hate obvious knots in completed crochet projects? End your work without extra bulk with this invisible crochet finishing technique from Playin’ Hooky Designs.<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Playin’ Hooky Designs to see how it’s done.


How-To: Chainless Foundation for Single Crochet

Does the idea of starting a new crochet project with a foundation chain make you want to give up before you’ve even gotten started? You’ll definitely want to check out this chainless foundation method for single crochet from Maggie’s Crochet!<p>I’ve got good news for left-handed crafters too: In both …

Video Tutorials

How-To: Ombre Crocheted Storage Baskets

Corral your clutter in style with this ombre crocheted storage basket tutorial from Liz at Crochet in Color!<p>Ready to make some baskets of your own? Head over to Crochet in Color to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Pinterest]

Accidental Cowl

This cowl was an accident...hence the name. I didn't intend to make another cowl this winter and somehow I did.<p>I was actually trying to make a poncho …

How-To: Lemon Dessert Bowls

It turns out that lemons are just the right size to make a set of charming dessert bowls, as illustrated by this tutorial from The Proper Pinwheel.<p>[via knitted bunny]

Crocheted Jeep spare tire cover

Make SpaghettiOs Cupcakes with Velveeta Frosting and Goldfish Sprinkles

How-To: Safely Rip Back Knitting Stitches

Break out the yarn and make mistakes without worry with this handy tutorial for safely ripping back knitting stitches from the Webs Yarn Store Blog.<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Start a New Ball of Yarn in a Knitting or Crochet Project<br>• Tips for Faster Knitting<br>• How-To: Seaming and Adding Handles to Knitting Projects

How-To: Fluffernutter Ice Cream

This amazing-looking bowl of homemade fluffernutter ice cream was created by Chelsea of Hipsteaders.<p>[via Laughing Squid]<p><b>More:</b><p><br>•<br>•

Ice Cream

How-To: Watermelon Grill Centerpiece

Add some personality to your next cookout with this cute watermelon grill centerpiece tutorial that Sandra Denneler shared on <i>She Knows</i>!<p>Ready to make a grill of your own? Head over to She Knows to see how it’s done!<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Autumn Leaves pattern by Anitha Havaas

Zippers in knitwear, the no-sewing way

IMPORTANT UPDATE 2016: there's a new Dritz zipper which is DESIGNED for knitting into garments. Somebody over at Dritz was really thinking smart! As …

Sterling Silver & Gold Yarn Needles

<b>Silver and Gold Yarn Needles</b><p>hand wrought<p><b>This STERLING SILVER</b><p><b>Yarn Needle</b><p><b>was hot forged and hand finished</b><p><b>Signed & quality marked "Sterling"</b><p>$$49.00<p><b>Plus</b> …

Vogue Knitting

Very cool use of knitting to advertise audio books. The two work SO well together.

Vogue Knitting

Vogue Knitting

We are looking for Fall interns at Vogue Knitting. You must love to knit (obviously) or be really interested in publishing or photo styling, and …

Knitted Shark Socks Biting Off Your Leg

One pair of the socks is designed to look as if the shark has already eaten your foot and is now up for the leg, while his other mates only have the …