Posts tagged: "knitted socks"

  1. How to cast on, how to bind off: 200+ options (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 18, 2014

    Cast On, Bind Off—now in paperback! Did you miss this book when it was released in hardcover? Or did you hesitate because of the price? Packed full of cast-on knitting methods and bind-off techniques, it’s now only $19.99—that’s more than 200 ways to finish your knitting for only $19.99! I’ve been knitting for many years […]

  2. If you dream it, you can create it (+40% OFF)

    Posted by on April 4, 2014

    It was Thomas Edison who said that genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. If there’s one thing knitters and crocheters know about, it’s the 99%—the patience, determination, and perspiration that go into each stitch. And today we want to talk about the inspiration! Antje Gillingham, author of Knitting Circles around Socks, had a bit […]

  3. Start knitting socks TODAY—for just $5!

    Posted by on March 28, 2014

    If you’ve been waiting to start knitting socks, now’s a perfect time to start! Why? Because this weekend we’re offering a BIG flash sale on Sensational Knitted Socks, an all-in-one primer by renowned sock expert Charlene Schurch. Charlene covers everything from how to choose yarn to basic sock construction and techniques. Itching to stitch your […]

  4. Tools for sock-knitting success (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 27, 2013

    We’ve all heard that using the right tool makes any job easier, and if you’ve ever tried to loosen a screw using a butter knife, you know those words are true. Well, they apply to knitting just as they do to any other activity. Having the right yarn and needles for the project is key […]

  5. Get ’em before they’re gone! 30% OFF

    Posted by on July 26, 2013

    From Sock Club: Join the Knitting Adventure by Charlene Schurch and Beth Parrott The books we’re about to show you are popular—so popular, in fact, that we’ve nearly sold out! These gangbuster books include felting patterns for fabulous purses, knitted sock patterns, and crocheted socks from a few of our top authors: Eva Wiechmann, Janet […]

  6. Keep toes warm for the holidays

    Posted by on December 14, 2012

    (Left: "Winterscape" socks from Terrific Toe-Up Socks by Janet Rehfeldt) One of my favorite family traditions has always been opening one present from Mom and Dad on Christmas Eve. Once, the surprise I found inside the colorful wrapping was a new pair of comfy slippers—perfect for keeping my toes warm while I was too excited […]

  7. VIDEO: How to knit socks (from a newbie’s needles)

    Posted by on September 7, 2012

    A quick note. Knit & Crochet Saturday is moving to the weekday schedule at Stitch This! Welcome to: Now, onto today’s post: how to knit socks!   If you’ve been curious about how to knit socks and want to put all those luscious yarns and amazing sock-knitting patterns to good use, stay tuned. We’ll show […]

  8. Knit & Crochet Saturday: we’re showing off YOUR stitches!

    Posted by on June 23, 2012

    We have a confession to make: we love Ravelry. Here at the Martingale offices, it’s a favorite (and slightly addictive) pastime. We love browsing the many pages of Ravelry patterns and knitting designs—beautiful lace wraps, cabled sweaters, and crocheted socks and animals. Plus, we love sharing our own creations! Probably our favorite thing about Ravelry […]

  9. What’s on our needles? Knitting at Martingale

    Posted by on May 12, 2012

    Today we get to tour the Martingale offices, where you never have to wander far to find something lacy or fuzzy pinned to a cubicle wall. I’m particularly excited–not only do I get to show off my coworkers’ knitting, I also get to offer you our very first free knitting ePattern! Karen Soltys knits beautiful […]

  10. How to knit tube socks? Go brioche. (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 21, 2012

    I’m a confident-beginner kind of knitter, and I’ve always wanted to knit my own pair of socks. A few years ago, I took a sock-knitting class with my sister. The teacher was a patient, friendly woman who showed us how to knit a baby sock from start to finish. It went well—or so I thought. […]