Posts tagged: "knitting roundups"

  1. 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) […]

  2. First day of school: 6 picture-perfect kid knits

    Posted by on August 26, 2015

    It’s a ritual for parents everywhere. After the supplies have been gathered and lunches have been packed, it’s time for back-to-school pictures. You know the ones: standing in the front yard or in front of the school, backpack and all, smiling and ready for the first day. As you get ready for the new school […]

  3. How to host a stitchin’ picnic

    Posted by on August 12, 2015

    August is National Picnic Month! If you missed World Wide Knit in Public Day, now’s your chance to get out and get to knitting (or crocheting) in the sunshine while there’s still some summer left. (Right: Picnic basket embellishment from Contemporary Crochet.) Here’s a list of things you’ll need for planning your stitchin’ picnic: □ […]

  4. There’s a knitting app for that: stitch counts, gauge, more

    Posted by on July 8, 2015

    (Right: “Knitter’s Project Tote” from Sew the Perfect Gift) Summer knitting is all about portability. When the sun is shining, why not grab your yarn and your favorite book of patterns so you can knit and purl in the great outdoors? But what about keeping track of row counts, remembering how much yarn you’ve got […]

  5. The 6 best places to knit in public tomorrow

    Posted by on June 12, 2015

    Do a happy dance! Tomorrow is—you guessed it—World Wide Knit in Public Day. Whether you’re used to knitting alone or with friends, knitting in public is a great way to meet other knitters, raise public awareness for handmade goods, and impress your acquaintances. Plus it’s a super-fun way to spread the love of knitting! Where […]

  6. Need a vacation? Plan a “yarncation!”

    Posted by on May 22, 2015

    Imagine the perfect vacation for knitters and crocheters: a cruise to the Shetland Islands—that paradise of supple, chunky wool yarn—on a luxurious cruise ship loaded with stitchaholics who each have a serious yarn stash and a collection of knitting patterns to back it up, just like you. Yes, such a thing really does exist! Knitting […]

  7. Scared of socks? 6 other ways to use sock yarn

    Posted by on May 8, 2015

    Welcome to another installment of Stash Dash! We’re covering all the bases and rounding up patterns for every type of yarn in YOUR stash. If you missed the worsted-weight roundup, check it out here. (Remember: if you don’t want to miss our regular Stash Dash, you can subscribe to the blog.) Last time we asked […]

  8. Worsted-weight stash? Try these yarn patterns!

    Posted by on April 10, 2015

    Got a pile of worsted-weight yarn in your stash, waiting to be used? Then we’ve got patterns for you! Over the next few months, we’ll share popular knitting and crochet patterns that will help bust through your stash. Look for a select yarn type and weight each month, so no matter what you have in […]

  9. FREE knit + crochet tutorials (+ anniversary SALE)

    Posted by on March 13, 2015

    Have you been following our third-anniversary celebration this week? We’re wrapping up the festivities today with our top knit and top crochet posts of the past year, plus a roundup of FREE knitting and crochet tutorials. Woohoo! But the fun doesn’t stop there—yesterday we shared some staggering stats: 798 posts, 1.4 million (yes, MILLION) page […]

  10. Staff Stitch + Show: kids and baby gifts we’ve made!

    Posted by on February 27, 2015

    It’s baby season, and we’ve been inspired to make gifts for staff kiddos, from growing grandchildren to new arrivals. Here are some of the knit and crocheted gifts recently stitched by our staff for special little ones! P.S. Guess who’s next on our list? Tiffany, copy editor, is due in August—congratulations, Tiffany! We can’t wait […]