Help with Knitting Socks that Fit

knit socks that fitIt’s rare that I write about a knitting book before I’ve read it or even seen it, but I’m super excited about Kate Atherley’s new book, Custom Socks: Knits to Fit Your Feet.

The book, as you can imagine, is … Read More...

Giveaway: Adventures in Mochimochi Land

adventures in mochimochi landThis is a really cute book, guys. Anna Hrachovec has made her name as a designer making what she calls mochimochi and what you might also think of as knit amigurumi, fanciful creatures, knit food, tiny little things that are … Read More...

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Giveaway: Warm Days, Cool Knits

warm days cool knitsAfter a really wet beginning to the summer where I live, it finally really feels like summer, with baking hot days and not-very-cool nights. This is the south, after all, and like other southerners I sometimes find it hard to … Read More...

Knit a Quick Headband for Summer and Beyond

dabled headband knitting patternKnitters can sometimes have trouble coming up with projects they actually want to knit and wear when it’s hot outside. They often end up knitting accessories because they are small, easy to carry around as you knit on vacation and … Read More...

Knitty Surprises Are Here

knitty surprisesI always love Knitty surprise day, because it is, in fact, a surprise to get a couple of new patterns from the web magazine.

This time around (which is still first fall), we’ve got an amazing baby blanket called DunfallandyRead More...

Knits from Outer Space

Check out these fun knitting projects with a space theme.With all the excitement surrounding the Pluto flyby this week, I thought it might be fun to look for some knit representations of space. I didn’t find any knits celebrating Pluto specifically, but there’s lots of fun space-themed stuff out … Read More...

Shawls for Summer Days

summer shawl knitting patternsSome people toss all their knitting aside during the warm months, but those of us who are a little more obsessed both knit and use knit things even when it’s hot outside.

Because we know hot outside doesn’t mean hot … Read More...