Posts Tagged "Knitting for Beginners"

Keep Colorwork Simple With Two-Color Knitting Techniques

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Knitting |

Colorwork doesn't have to be overly complicated. It doesn't even have to involve more than two colors! Dip your toes into the waters of colorwork with these two-color knitting techniques. We've even divided them by skill level and recommended patterns so that you can choose the two-color knitting technique you're most comfortable with.

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Knitting in Color: Choosing Colors for Your Knitting Project

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Knitting |

Knitting with multiple colors can be tricky business, and sometimes the hardest part is getting started with the right colors. Check out these helpful tips on selecting yarn color to make the process of staring your next colorful knit project less stressful.

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7 FREE Knitting Tutorials for Beautiful Knit Textures

Posted by on May 18, 2014 in Crocheting, Knitting |

Discover seven fun and functional knitting stitches you'll turn to time and time again! Learning new knit stitches is as simply as downloading our FREE Knitting Stitches You Need to Know Guide made exclusively for Craftsy by Lisa Guiterrez, Ashley Little and Andrea Sanchez. Read more

7 Tips & Tricks for Knitting Toys

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Knitted toys and animals are my go-to baby gift: washable, huggable and so adorable even adults love them. Through years of of knitting and gifting toys and stuffed animals, I've picked up a few tricks that makes knitting delightful critters much easier. If you are interested in knitting toys, or like the idea but find them fiddly, try some of these tips. Read more

Stitching Up Stockinette: How to Knit the Stockinette Stitch

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 in Knitting |

Stockinette stitch creates a fantastic fabric. It's smooth, polished, and let's be honest, it's an easy knitting pattern to work on while watching TV. Stockinette stitch (abbreviated St st) is a stitch that works well for almost any yarn. It is great for variegated yarns as the simple fabric really allows the colors in the yarn to shine. Read more