Posts Tagged "Knitting Garments"

Become an Expert in Seaming with These Knitting Patterns

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Seaming knits is a lot more than just running stitches! No matter where you are in your seaming skills, try one of these patterns to begin your seaming adventures, become a better knitter and create a beautiful knit piece!

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Breaking the Knitting Rules: Dropping Stitches on Purpose

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Knitters, including those of us right here on Craftsy, are always helping other knitters pick up dropped stitches to avoid a freak-out. But what if you knitted a project where the pattern actually tells you to drop a stitch? Are you ready to break the rules and become a rebel knitter? Check out the simple instructions for dropping a stitch, plus some beautiful examples of dropped-stitch patterns.

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

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

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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