Posts Tagged "Knitting Garments"

Uses This Method to Make Seaming a Knitted Project Faster & Sturdier

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Knitting |

I knit and sew, but never had I ever thought about combining the two until recently. Having never used my sewing machine to sew hand knits, I learned a lot from the experience. Fabric can get sucked into the abyss, hand knits can stretch — any number of things can happen. Check out a few tips for using your sewing machine to sew hand knits to avoid any mishaps.

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The Long and Short of It: Short-Sleeve Knitting Patterns

Posted by on Sep 13, 2014 in Knitting |

It took me many years to figure out why someone would ever knit a short-sleeve sweater. "Sweaters are only for winter," I'd say. "Why bother with short sleeves?" Transform yourself into a short-sleeve sweater fan with these sweater knitting patterns from our always-fabulous Craftsy designers.

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Craftsy’s Geekiest Knitting Patterns

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in Knitting |

Some might say that knitting, in itself, is a display of geekery. To that I say, pshaw! There are plenty of other ways to show the world that you're a geek, though. Wave that geek flag high when you add one of these nerdy patterns to your list.

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Want to Practice Your Stranded Colorwork? Knit Some Polka Dot Patterns!

Posted by on Sep 7, 2014 in Knitting |

In order to knit polka dots, you need to be familiar with stranded colorwork. While stranded colorwork can be a little frustrating — carrying floats is no party! — it's a piece of cake if you practice enough. And what better way to practice than with polka dot knitting patterns? Practice your stranded colorwork with these polka dot patterns, plus our suggestions for colorwork Craftsy classes to help you along the way.

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A+ Knitting: Back-to-School Knits for Kids

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Knitting |

I hate to admit it, but it's time for the kids to head back to school, if they haven't already. The evidence is in the bare school supply shelves at stores every where. But let's go beyond pencils and notebooks, it's time for some back-to-school knits for kids! Knitters, get ready to cast on some fun knits for kids that will look great in the halls and on the playgrounds.

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