Posts Tagged "Knitting for Beginners"
Knitting groups are super fun, but taking a complicated knitting project to the group is not a good idea. It starts innocently enough with a discussion about the latest episode of "Downton Abbey" and before you know it, you're knitting furiously but have no idea where you are in the pattern. Take one of these knitting patterns to your next knitting group and avoid knitting mishaps.Read more
Remember that knitting doesn't have to be limited to needles. Circular knitting looms are another fun way to knit! Find out when it's beneficial to use a circular knitting loom, plus ideas for some projects you can make on the loom.Read more
I love knitting for kids. But picking the right size to make for your little recipient isn’t always easy. Let's review a few aspects of knitting for children that will hopefully make the process easier and even more enjoyable.Read more
I’m a sweater knitter. I love planning the yarn and style and what I’ll wear with it when I’m done. But life for a sweater knitter isn’t always glamorous. There was my husband’s sweater that he couldn’t fit his head through, the unflattering brown sweater (who chose that color?), and the gorgeous sweater that I never wear because it doesn’t fit quite right. Just as knitting is an art you develop over time, so is choosing the right size to knit.Read more
Most knitting patterns take the guesswork out of determining how to buy enough yarn for your project. But what if you're modifying the pattern a little, or even designing a pattern on your own? Even substituting yarn can result in a change in how many skeins you'll need to buy. Check out these tips for how to buy enough yarn for your project, whether you're modifying a pattern, substituting yarn, or designing your own pattern.Read more