Knitting Blog

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Free Video Tip: Steeking with Ragga Eiríksdóttir

By Craftsy
Learn How to SteekSteeking lets you knit an entire sweater in the round, and then open it up to add sleeves or turn it into a cardigan. In this free video tip Ragga Eiríksdóttir, instructor of the interactive Craftsy class, The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater, teaches you the simple, and quick crochet method for steeking. Read more »

Fun Friday: The Kids Knit All Right

By Kathy Mancall
Teach Kids to KnitKathy Mancall, owner of San Francisco-based yarn store Princess Animal, offers up her guest blogging skills in this wonderful segment about teaching kids to knit. Read away and, before you know it, you'll be itching to share knitting techniques with your favorite children, too. Read more »

Trend Alert! Icelandic Knitting

By Stefanie Japel
Icelandic KnittingAttention Craftsy knitters and knit lovers: as the cold weather begins to grace us with its presence, those of us that love all things yarn look forward to being able to wear comfy, handmade sweaters. This season, Icelandic Knitting is trending everywhere, and we've got some fabulous Craftsy projects to prove it! Read more »

Fix-It Friday: Solutions for Stuck Knitters

By Stefanie Japel
Solutions for Stuck KnittersCraftsy's own graphic design guru Amy recently found herself staring quizzically at her knitting and its pattern, not sure how to move forward. Luckily, nifty knitter Stefanie Japel was there to coach Amy through the steps to get the project back in motion. Check out Stefanie's latest tip for solving knitting dilemmas. Read more »