When you learn the right way to take foot measurements, you'll never again knit a sock that falls down your ankle or can't fit around your heel.Read more »
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Figuring out the right size for a baby hat can be tricky, since babies grow so much. We've got a little trick to help.Read more »
How many times have you knit a sweater, only to be disappointed by the final product? Don't worry — Amy Herzog is here to help! See a sneak peek of the projects from the book, plus get a chance to win your own copy!Read more »
Like a lot of other supplies we think of as strictly for sewers — seam rippers, buttons, thread — dress forms can actually be super helpful for knitting, too! Don't let the sewers have all the fun. From fitting to testing swatches, here are a few ways that dress forms can help you with your knitting.Read more »
There are a few special things we knitters have that no other craft does. There are tools, of course, like cable needles. We have our double-pointed needles and our circular needles. And we even have a few tricks up our sleeves when it comes to fitting knitted fabric. One of those tricks is negative ease.Read more »
Getting the right fit for your knits is one of the biggest challenges of making garments. Once you knit up a piece, there's usually no going back -- unless you rip it out, of course. That's why it's important to know all about fitting your knit garments before you even get started. One of those little bits of knowledge you'll need to know about is positive ease.Read more »