Super Amazing Posts By Sarah

An attorney by day, Sarah turns to knitting in her free time to unwind. She loves to knit soft, fluffy baby blankets, sweaters for her mom, shawls and kicky berets for her sister, and whatever fun or crazy items her friends challenge her to create. She is currently working on a custom pattern for an Imperial Tie Fighter. She has yet to knit anything for her dog, but the dog eyes each new yarn purchase with suspicion. It’s only a matter of time.

    How to Knit a Beautiful Bag

    Posted by on Jun 22, 2013 in Knitting | Comments

    Knitted BagLooking to knit something other than the standard scarf, sweater, or socks? How about my new favorite project: a knitted bag? The possibilities are nearly endless, from coin purses to tote bags, and the knitting itself is quick and easy. Knitted in the round, in pieces grafted together, or in one long piece folded in half, bags will be a great addition to your knitting repertoire. Read more

    Learn Loop Cast-On Knitting

    Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Knitting | Comments

    Loop Cast-On KnittingLearn how to cast-on or add stitches in the middle of a row by making a loop out of your yarn. By holding only one needle, you can create new stitches by creating a loop in your working yarn and placing it on the needle. Unlike a yarn-over, a loop cast-on stitch will have an edge and function like a regular knitted stitch. Read more

    Ultimate Knitting Stash Busters

    Posted by on Jun 16, 2013 in Knitting | Comments

    Stash Busting Knitted ProjectLet no yarn be wasted! Even the smallest leftover balls of yarn can have some purpose. Whether you’re knitting tiny, multi-colored ornaments, making up extra I-cord as a finishing detail for other craft projects, or using your scraps as stuffing in a teddy bear, there are always ways you can use up those last little remnants of yarn. Read more

    Use Short Rows to Shape Your Circular Knitting

    Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Knitting | Comments

    Short Row Shaping for Circular KnittingShort row shaping is how we account for human curves when we’re making a garment. It’s one thing to work short rows when knitting flat. But as we know, most things are a little different when working in the round. Read more

    Tips for Knitting Beautiful Baby Hats

    Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Knitting | Comments

    Baby Hat KnittingBaby hats are quick knitting projects, great gifts, and perfect for stash-busting. Baby hats can be made for all seasons, whether with lightweight cotton yarn or superwash wools. Just be sure always to remember baby’s special needs: soft, cozy yarns, safe construction, and washability. Read more