If you’ve never worked with cotton yarn before, you’ll need to know how this fiber behaves, feels, and looks. Truly, before beginning any knitting project, you should be knowledgeable about your
If you’ve ever lost count of your knitting stitches or lost your place in your pattern, knitting stitch markers are for you. These handy little tools, though small, are mighty in your knitting.
If you’re just starting to knit, one of the most confusing tasks is determining what knitting supplies you’ll need. There are a ton of options on the market ranging in price from inexpensive to
Going into a craft store is a wonderful thing to do if you’re a knitter or crafter but, if you’re not careful, you could easily develop a vice that could turn pretty costly. The good news? You don’t
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to knit with two colors, mosaic knitting is a great technique to try first. Haven’t heard of mosaic knitting? Well, you wouldn’t be the first. Of all the forms of
They say necessity is the mother of invention. And so it was with the creation of circular knitting needles. The need to provide and clothe one's family, this is at the core of how knitting began.
If you want to learn to knit, you must start with a good pair of knitting needles. But there are so many types of knitting needles out there. How do you choose? Don’t despair! In this guide to
Knitting a gauge swatch is one of the most important steps before starting a knitting project. It’s also one of the most dreaded steps next to weaving in ends. But there’s no need to feel this way. In
We knitters tend to speak our own language. Now, I’m not talking about stitch abbreviations like K2TOG (knit 2 stitches together) or SSK (slip slip knit). I’m saying that we have our own vocabulary -
As a self-taught knitter, I can relate to the stress that comes with wanting to learn how to knit. You want to learn but you don’t know where to begin. First, there are endless types of knitting