Chunky, cozy handknit blankets are an important part of every home. We want our blankets to be fresh and inviting, so how can we launder them without causing them to pill, unravel, or fade? We talk about that here.
If you have ever wondered how a fellow knitter completes projects so quickly, this article is for you. If you experience pain in your hands and wrists from knitting, you will want to pay attention. The fastest knitters in the world and professional knitters use a technique called lever knitting.
Historically, knitting is considered an adult hobby, but it is actually a fantastic activity for children, as well. If you are looking for an activity for your child or grandchild that can be enjoyed while traveling, while confined inside during cold weather, or for children who are easily bored, it may be time to teach them to knit.
As we approach 2023, we optimistically look forward to the continued growth and creativity of the knitting community. The knitting community did not disappoint in 2022 and great things are on the horizon. We have added to our previous list of top 14 best knitting blogs and are rolling our our top 20 knitting blogs for the upcoming year. From vibrant yarns to unique patterns, and perfect techniques, knitting in 2023 is going to be fabulous.
It seems that 2022 has been filled with more revelations than resolutions, so this year, we will simply refer to these as goals. Setting knitting goals is fun and helps us to keep knitting. If you are putting together some knitting goals for 2023 and need some fun ideas, keep reading.
We all start out as beginner knitters. We learn the basic stitches and knit a scarf or two. Then we learn a few new stitches and are ready for a more advanced project. But, how do you know when you have advanced in knitting skill level? This simple guide will help you to decide which patterns are perfect for you and which may be too advanced.
If you thought that knitting was a quiet hobby for introverted people who like to cozy up in a comfy chair and create for hours, you would be kind of right, but not entirely. Knitting can be a social hobby that attracts like-minded people. As knitters, we can inspire and be inspired by other knitters, and we can take our hobby anywhere in the world.
Knitting is our favorite winter pastime. It is relaxing, productive, and can be done while cozied up next to the fire in slippers. What could be better than that? Whether you are a beginner knitter or have been knitting for years, you will love the winter knitting projects below.
If you are a knitter who has difficulty coordinating colors, you may be drawn to gradient hand-dyed yarn. Gradient yarns allow the color to flow seamlessly and perfectly coordinated through your knitted garment without having to weave in ends. Gradient yarn cakes are beautiful and magical and we love them.
Falling leaves, harvest festivals, pumpkins, cool weather, and cozy clothes and blankets- fall is our favorite season of the year. Fall really is a treasure trove of fun projects for knitters and we have a few favorites we are excited to share.