Does your yarn stash have single skeins and little scrap balls of leftover yarn that are seemingly too small for a project? Most projects have a bit of leftover yarn and it seems wasteful to throw it away. Now it is sitting around taking up space, so how can you use it so it doesn't go to waste? Get ready to crank up the creativity level. We came up with a list of fun knitting projects that are perfectly paired with scraps of unused yarn.
There are hundreds of types of knitting stitches found in various patterns. Beginner knitters may feel overwhelmed wondering where to start. There is no need to worry- it isn't necessary to learn hundreds of knitting stitches.
When many people think of knitting, they envision thick, wool yarn knitted into cozy scarves and socks. We certainly love knitting by the warm fire while it snows outside, but there are plenty of knitting options during the summer months. Don't put down those knitting needles because the summer is approaching. Warm weather means new patterns with light weight yarn.
When the average person thinks about knitting, they may picture their grandmother knitting a scarf. Even with the growing trend of younger people becoming interested in knitting their own garments, knitting can feel so limited. Scarves, sweaters, hats, and socks- but it doesn't end there. We scoured the knitting world for examples of outrageous and super cool knitting projects that you have never considered.
If you are reading this, you already know how enjoyable and rewarding knitting is. It is such a great feeling to spend time with a project and feel the excitement when you finish your garment. Whether you are a beginner knitter or a seasoned veteran, it is always a good idea to brush up on skills or learn new stitches and methods.
If you are fairly new to knitting and want to select the perfect yarn for your knitting project, you may need some clarification about yarn labels. Yarn shopping is so much fun, but can be a bit frustrating if you don't quite understand how to read the yarn labels. Most yarn labels have 7 pieces of information. To choose the perfect yarn, consider all 7 and how they will work together to bring your knitting project to life.
If you are fairly new to knitting, you may think that knitted lace is outside of your skill set. Some lace patterns are a bit complex, but there are simple lace patterns that beginner knitters can master. If learning to knit a lace pattern was on your list of 10 knitting goals for 2021 and you are interested in knitting a lace blanket, super feminine cover up or a cool market bag, we are here to help guide you through knitted lace.
Nothing beats the experience of aimlessly wandering around a yarn store on a lazy day mulling over various yarns. Pick up the yarn, squish it, feel it against your skin, read the label, put it down, start all over- this is what we do. It is a love affair with yarn. With the overall rise of online shopping over the past decade and the sharp increase of online shopping as the result of COVID-19, we are now buying yarn online.
We are now at the one-year mark for COVID-19 lockdowns, social distancing, toilet paper shortages, and mask wearing. Pandemic fatigue is real and we are all doing our best to stay healthy and cope with the hand we've been dealt. One of the hardest parts of social distancing is that humans are inherently communal and ourmental health can quickly decline without companionship. We are also resilient and we will get through this challenge.