So you want to knit lace? Best decision! Knit lace is a fabric beyond compare. Even the most simple stitch patterns look intricate and impress many. There isn't much you need to know before diving in, but I want to give you a few beginner lace knitting tips to help get you started. Read more
Eyelets are the first step to learning how to knit and design lace accessories. These tips will help you design a simple lace stitch pattern to use as the foundation for a new project or to add to an existing pattern that's just missing a touch of elegance. Read more
Winter is coming! Little (and big) heads are going to need some cover. I have already blogged about some alternatives to beanies, now I want to share some more Craftsy inspiration for hats-other-than-beanies, with a focus on the amazingly cute animal hat patterns! Read more
Have you ever reached the end of a pattern and a regular bind off just does not feel like the right move? I was there this weekend. I was completing a cowl and I wanted a bind off that complemented the pattern (brioche stitch). Then, I thought back to a bind off I used a long time ago on a baby sweater I adored: the I-cord bind off!
You learned brioche knitting, now learn brioche knitting in the round! Make a tube of brioche! For your neck, or your legs, or your feet. The double thick fabric create by brioche is going to be one you want to use this fall and winter. Read more