Posts tagged: "knitting"

  1. Great at knitting, not so great at finishing? You need know-how (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 28, 2016

    No matter your knitting skill, no matter your knitting style—all knitters need know-how! From the best-selling author of Cast On, Bind Off comes an all-new reference guide about arguably the most important step of knitting any project: the finishing. Don’t let an unfamiliarity with finishing techniques turn another project into an amateur version of what […]

  2. 2015 best-selling quilt books: your top 10 favorites

    Posted by on December 23, 2015

    The year is quickly coming to a close—and when it comes to inspiring quilt books, it’s been a wonderful year for quilters! Today we reveal your top 10 quilt books of 2015—the ones YOU voted for every time you bought a new book. So thanks for being a passionate book buyer; read on to see […]

  3. Sweet knits for wee ones from "Sweet Pickles"

    Posted by on December 22, 2015

    Brrr…winter is upon us! Do you know some little ones who need stylish, warm, and colorful knitwear to add to their winter wardrobes? Introducing Sweet Pickles: 27 Adorable Knits for Babies and Toddlers, stocked with super-cute and modern knitting patterns for children, including sweaters, hats, leggings, and jackets. Many of these fun accessories and outfits […]

  4. New Martingale quilt books (pssst, Moda’s row-by-row book is here!)

    Posted by on December 2, 2015

    What makes a perfect present for a fabric lover? Hot-off-the-press inspiration—in the form of new quilt-book releases from Martingale! Check out our all-new batch of inspiring books below. In the U.S., order by December 15 to guarantee that Santa gets it there by Christmas. A special note for knitters: we have a new knitting book […]

  5. Behind every great knitter . . . (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 30, 2015

    Have you heard the saying that begins, "Behind every successful person . . .?" According to the saying, there may be a number of things behind a successful person, including great mentors, years of practice, and lots of coffee. This got us thinking: behind most knitters and crocheters are great friends, family members, and teachers […]

  6. Yarn eBooks for everyone: 2 days only, $6.99 each

    Posted by on September 23, 2015

    Fall is almost here, the kids are back in school, and we know you need a post-summer pick-me-up. Forget that pumpkin spice latte; treat yourself to an eBook! We’re putting our knit and crochet eBooks on sale through Friday, September 25, at noon PST. That’s over 70 eBooks, for just $6.99 each. Fill up your […]

  7. Creativity awaits: crochet coffee-cozy patterns

    Posted by on September 16, 2015

    As the days turn crisp, is there anything as pleasant as wrapping your hands around a warm cup of coffee, tea, or cider? If you dread wasting cardboard sleeves at your favorite espresso stand and want your drink to make a fall fashion statement, a handmade coffee cozy is the perfect quick project. In Crochet […]

  8. Refresh your technique + get FREE shipping

    Posted by on August 5, 2015

    The most versatile books you can keep in your library are those with knitting techniques or crochet help. One good reference book will get you through many, many patterns. Choosing a reference book is like pairing a fine wine with a delicious meal. Check out these popular technique books (and our pairing selections) below. We’ve […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]