It's an ingenious idea, using interlocking floor mat pieces as a blocking surface for your knitted items. They can handle being stuck with pins, they can keep moisture from passing to the surface beneath, and best of all, they can be moved around like puzzle
Potter Craft and I, backed up by even more other people, went to great pains to make this the most perfect book possible. But as we know, perfection is often a fleeting notion.
The following errors have been discovered in the first printing of the Knitter's
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 cost a fortune and so you only buy one skein and then struggle to figure out what you can make with
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 purse or bag.
They're as simple or as complicated as I want them to be, and I can experiment with stitches and
This is a follow-up to Schurch's previous book, Sensational Knitted Socks. Together, these two highly collectible books make up a powerful sock arsenal that'll keep you going for years.
You just need to be comfortable navigating patterns somewhat like a board game—you find your first clue and
While summer may not be the best time to work with qiviut—it is the warmest fiber on the planet after all—it is the perfect time to readabout it. And nobody has done qiviut more justice than Donna Druchunas in this award-winning book.
Druchunas leaves no stone unturned in her
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 this formula, you can do pretty much anything—with any yarn and any sized needle.
The formula goes something like this. You cast on
Many people reserve the term "novelty yarn" for fluffy synthetic concoctions. But Silk Rhapsody proves that you can have a novelty effect with entirely natural materials.
It's no coincidence that Silk Rhapsody has risen in popularity while synthetic novelty yarns have declined. As people discover they
While I take my knitting with me everywhere, I don't actually knit while I'm on the go. Lacking the ability to focus simultaneously on safe navigation and proper stitchwork, I tend to wait until I've found a comfortable spot—and then I pull out my knitting.
So you'll understand why, when
Habu Cashmere represents all the things I love about yarn. On the skein, it looks and feels like one thing. But if you have faith, cast on, and walk through your project, you'll gradually witness the yarn come alive and transform into something totally different.