Posts tagged: "crochet tutorials"

  1. Comfort is key: tips for ergonomic knitting

    Posted by on August 11, 2012

    er • go • nom • ic  /ərgəˈnämik/ Intended to provide optimum comfort and to avoid stress or injury. Designer, author, and teacher Ann McCauley brings a lifetime of artistic influences to her knitting. Her interest in knitting escalated when she toured Europe as a professional dancer and observed people knitting everywhere she went.  Her […]

  2. Joining new yarn in knitting – 7 ways

    Posted by on July 7, 2012

    When I first learned how to knit and needed to join yarn in a project, my instinct was to knot the knitted yarn and the new yarn together at the ends. (Hey, I heard that gasp!) Turns out my newbie intuition was waaay off the mark. A knot would, over time, certainly untie itself. Nothing […]

  3. Softie-making tips and tricks

    Posted by on June 16, 2012

    From Amigurumi Toy Box by Ana Paula Rímoli I adore softies–they’re cute, imaginative, fuzzy, squeezable, often anthropomorphic. All my favorite things. Luckily for me, Martingale publishes the work of several softie-making geniuses. These authors knit and crochet up everything from whales to squirrels, piglets to robots… even a hot dog with condiments. (I’m not sure if […]