One cold windy day in Portland, I realized I was just like the shoemaker's children who had no shoes. Only for me, it was
As a proud resident of a state whose temperatures can stay below freezing for up to half the year, I am very well-versed in
The day I completed my first sock was a day of liberation. For years I'd been mystified by socks, never daring try them on
Are you new to socks? Did you finish the How To Knit Socks tutorial and are you ready for your next pair?
For new, reluctant,
This very easy hat pattern from The Knitter's Book of Wool offers a perfect vehicle for sampling different sheep breeds. It requires only 120 yards of
Pattern by Amy Ripton
Colorful hand-dyed yarns are fabulous to look at on the skein, but sometimes can be a little tricky to knit.
Fingerless mitts pattern excerpted from The Knitter's Book of Yarn
This pattern was designed with gorgeous artisanal yarns in mind. You know, the kinds that
Pattern and introduction by Jane Cochran
Like many knitters, I love to knit socks. They're a portable project that’s good to have stashed in a
I'll let you in on a little secret about triangular lace shawls: Most of them follow a very easy basic formula. Once you get
Finished knitted lace may look brain-staggeringly complex. But lace is essentially composed of two simple elements: increases and decreases. Once you're familiar with those,