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10 Cool Cotton Yarns for Summer Knitting

Summer knitting means cotton! Here's what we love about knitting and crocheting with cotton yarn.<p><b>Keep Cool</b> - Cotton is soft, absorbent, and …

Knitting

Make Knit Art with Help from the Sun

Check out this cool technique for altering knit fabric by making cyanotypes — a fancy word for using the sun to make a blue print — from Studio …

Knitting

Simple Slippers to Knit for Women

It may be summer, but that doesn’t keep my feet from getting cold in the house from time to time (hello, air conditioning!).Knit slippers are a great …

Knitting

Drop Stitch Cotton Easy Kimono Knitting Pattern

After crocheting the Barcelona Summer Kimono, I received many requests for a similar kimono to be made as a knit version. This knit Drop Stitch …

Padma Lakshmi's Holistic Indian Skincare Secrets Are Too Good Not to Share

By the time Padma Lakshmi swings by the Byrdie studio to film a series of videos about her beauty routine (and new MAC makeup collection), I already …

Knit Fold Over Clutch

Knitting a clutch is a fun and easy way to experiment with bag knitting because it’s a super simple shape.This pattern from Smiling Colors uses a …

Stretchy No-Sew Slippers to Knit

Knit slippers are great all year long, and this fun design is a no-sew version of a shape that’s popular in Finland.Anja, the designer, told me these …

Knitting

How to Knit a Seed Stitch Cowl or Scarf with Any Yarn

Knit a Sweet Bunny Blanket Buddy

Even though the yarn used in the sample has been discontinued, I still love this Lion Brand pattern for a bunny blankie.The body is a square with the …

A Great Textured Scarf to Knit Now

I love the look of the Asherton Reversible Scarf from Smariek Knits. To me the textured pattern looks like the tumbling blocks quilt pattern.It’s a …

If Knitting is Causing You Pain, Read This

Author Chloe Benjamin shows us the importance of crafting responsibly.<p>I’ve been a knitter since my teens, but not until I finished my second novel, “The Immortalists,” did my sporadic hobby become a full-blown obsession. Mentally exhausted and in search of a more relaxing creative outlet, I picked …

Start Portuguese-Style Projects Right With This Special Cast-On

This sister cast-on to traditional a long tail creates a convenient purlwise cast-on that sets you up to start working purl rows in the round.

Knitting

Easy Knitting Patterns Kids Can Knit

I have known lots of kids who were interested in knitting and have even taught a few how to do it through the years.But it can be problematic to find …

Cheer on Your Favorite Country with Knitting

With the Winter Games coming up next month, it’s time to show your team spirit. And what better way to celebrate winter sports than with a national …

Hooded Knit Adak Wrap Pattern

Today I get to share a new pattern with you as well as a sneak peek of a couple others that I’ve been working on! Michaels Stores and Lion Brand Yarn …

Knitting

How To Knit A Simple Cable

Hi my friends!<p>Today I’d like to share with you how to knit a simple cable. I wrote this post several months ago for I Like Knitting Magazine’s blog …

Classic Stripe Easy Knit Sweater (Blanket Sweater)

Shares 5K<p>When your living room couch decor matches your shrug, you take a picture. He he!<p>This classic “striped” blanket knit sweater is the latest …

Easy Knit Catalunya Colorblock Poncho

You know, I’ve never really been convinced of the whole poncho fashion thing, but now, here I am, sharing my very first knit pattern for my modern …

The Traveler Knit Infinicowl Scarf Pattern

Shares 9K<p>This big, luscious scarf was created as part of the design process of the “Easy Knit Blanket Sweater” pattern. I love the stitch and thought …

Easy Knit Blanket Sweater Pattern

Hi friends! After I posted the crocheted “Easy Blanket Sweater” pattern, I received several requests to make a knit version. I haven’t made a lot of …

Knitting

OVERSIZED SWEATER KNITTING PATTERN

Long time since I’ve finally knitted this sweater and grabbed all my willpower to sit and write this pattern. This sweater can be called basic as it …

Eva Vest

<b>Materials:</b><p>Size 11 US Needles<br>• 2 Balls of We Are Knitters 100% Pima Cotton Yarn<p><b>Guage:</b> The stitch used to knit your EVA VEST are the Moss Stitch …

Knitting

Smart Glove Pattern Details

Fun. Funky. Functional. This is the smart glove for your smart phone! You will want to wear these every day.<p>The Smart Glove features a long gauntlet …

Berry Baby Hat pattern by Michele Sabatier

This is a very popular hat as a newborn gift, but it will serve for longer as the deep rolled bottom means the hat will stay put when stretched over …

Knitting

Quick Christmas gifts to knit

Have I told you that I love Christmas. And not just simply love it. But I’m a serious fan.<p>I love everything about it – lights and ornaments, …

Teeny-Weeny Garter Stitch Coaster Pattern

Knit a Cozy Vest in Waffle Stitch

Do you follow any yarn companies or other knitting-related sites on social media? (I hope you’re following Craft Gossip at least!)I love to follow …

Top 10 Free Knitting Patterns of 2017

Free pattern + great yarn = the perfect knitting combination<p>Here's a collection of our most popular free knitting patterns of 2017. What to all of …

Knitting

A Good Read: Recognizing the Knit and Purl Stitches

<i>Designer and teacher Heather Lodinsky joins us to share tips on reading your knitting.</i><p>For the last two decades, I have been a freelance designer …

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