Posts tagged: "knit and crochet fashions"

  1. Learn it once, knit it thrice: Jen Lucas returns with Stunning Stitches (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 31, 2017

    Knitters, take note: these stitches are too stunning to knit just once! Best-selling author Jen Lucas is back with her fifth book, Stunning Stitches, sharing more exquisite wraps that are way easier to knit than you might think! Jen’s dreamed up an all-new system for knitting through her latest book: first, she chose seven of […]


  2. Wish list day! Jo’s sequel, sweet Santas, stunning stitches + a little something (giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 3, 2017

    Our favorite day of the month is here again: Wish List Day! Get a peek at new books coming from Martingale in May—tell us which one is your favorite book and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be the first to see new Martingale quilt books, plus special sales, freebies, […]


  3. An easy knit beanie pattern for every noggin (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 29, 2016

    If you’re an avid knitter, you may find you’re not always in the mood to take on a big project like a sweater, yet you’ve already knit enough scarves to keep everyone in the neighborhood warm. What’s a dedicated knitter to do? Knit Beanies! Fair Isle Roll knit beanie If you’re new to knitting but […]


  4. De-stash in a flash ⚡ play with your yarn today (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 11, 2016

    Best-selling author Jen Lucas is back with a new book—and we can’t wait to share her BIG idea with you! Jen’s big idea is inspired by her BIG stash of yarns. Those hanks, balls, and skeins of yarn all have one thing in common: they’re greater in weight than the delicate sock yarns she designed […]


  5. Garden stitches, modern classics, baby bliss: new book sneak peek! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on May 4, 2016

    Welcome to Wish List Day: June 2016 edition! Get your monthly sneak peek at new Martingale books making their way to your local shop. Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always get a first look at new books, plus special sales, freebies, tutorials, and much more. Enter to win your favorite June 2016 release at […]


  6. Favorites of 2015: a yarn lover’s pick of the year

    Posted by on December 30, 2015

    After receiving a sizeable stash of sock yarn for my birthday this year (best birthday EVER!), I’ve been eyeing all the projects in Sock-Yarn Accessories. First project on my list: the Rockport Fingerless Gloves. Rockport Fingerless Gloves They’re light and lacy and look good with just about any outfit. They’re like knitted jewelry—pretty bracelets that […]


  7. Fall into style: knit sweater patterns

    Posted by on September 9, 2015

    Believe it or not, it’s time to put away those light and breezy summer clothes and pull out your fall wardrobe. We know it’s hard to say goodbye to warm days and sunshine, so here’s a roundup of our top six sweater-knitting posts to get you in the mood. Grab a PSL (pumpkin spice latte) […]


  8. Knit to fit: step up your sweater game

    Posted by on September 2, 2015

    Sweater weather is coming, and a custom-knit sweater is one you won’t want to take off. How to ensure the perfect fit: get The NEW Knitter’s Template, the award-winning reference for crafting your ideal sweater. This extensive book includes nine gauges and 30 sizes, as well as options for body length, neckline shaping, and armhole […]


  9. New quilt books! Machine quilting, Double Stitch, more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 1, 2015

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Today you’ll get a sneak peek at new books from Martingale, all on their way to your local shops this month. Click on a cover below; then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale.com to keep track of your favorites. Subscribe to our blog for info on […]


  10. Knit socks two at a time for double the fun

    Posted by on July 29, 2015

    I take my knitting with me whenever I can, and I’m not shy about knitting in public. Knitting can spark the most interesting conversations, don’t you think? The most bewildered looks and curious questions come when I’m knitting two-at-a-time socks on two circular needles, a technique I learned from Antje Gillingham’s book Knitting Circles around […]