Posts tagged: "knitted monsters"

  1. It’s Friday! It’s TRY-day! On Sale NOW starting at $9—new-to-you TECHNIQUE books!

    Posted by on September 16, 2021

    The twice-yearly warehouse sale has reached the halfway point! But there’s still time for you to try something new! There’s never been a better time to experiment with a craft or technique that you’ve been thinking about, because we’re offering 90 titles that start as low as $9 each. Want to practice your free-motion machine […]

  2. Saturday Slow-Down! Spring 2021 Warehouse Sale IS ON NOW with 95+ books starting at $8

    Posted by on March 5, 2021

    If you love handwork, it’s time to savor the selection of books that celebrate the needle arts! Embroidery, appliqué, wool stitchery, knitting, crochet. You’ll find it all at the twice-yearly warehouse sale going on now! Browse through 95+ titles to finds your favorites.   left: Sunny Days sampler quilt from "Sunny Days" by Jan Patek […]

  3. Yetis, monster, robots—oh my! 12 spooky projects

    Posted by on October 31, 2014

    Boo! It’s October 31, and we have a special Halloween-themed knitting roundup—all sourced from our resident monster expert and best-selling author, Rebecca Danger. From mini yetis and other small Halloween knitting projects to monster booties and caps for babies, this roundup will inspire your spooky Friday. These projects are cute enough to be played with […]

  4. How Rebecca Danger uses leftover yarn (+giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 20, 2013

    Let’s be honest. How big is that pile of scrap yarn you own anyway? If you’re like us, you’re perpetually holding on to those last few yards of yummy yarn, hoping for a rainy day (that’s raining patterns with minimal yardage requirements, that is!). Dear reader, that day has arrived. Rebecca Danger, best-selling author and […]

  5. Free monster patterns for baby (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on May 3, 2013

    Everybody loves a friendly monster. And thanks to Rebecca Danger, we know for sure that babies love friendly monsters most of all! In Rebecca’s book Knit a Monster Nursery, she shows us how to create a fun and adorable space for newborns using monster designs to make nursery mobiles, crib blankets, and monster toys. We […]

  6. 600 Monsters Strong – and counting

    Posted by on February 8, 2013

    We were shocked and heartbroken when we heard the tragic news of what happened at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. The following week, we were encouraged and uplifted by news of a handful of knitters on Ravelry who had started a group to knit monsters for Sandy Hook—one to “protect” and provide comfort […]

  7. Design a space for baby monsters (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 16, 2012

    Calling all monster lovers! Today we’re excited to announce the newest release by best-selling author and pattern designer Rebecca Danger: Knit a Monster Nursery. While awaiting the arrival of her first child, Rebecca didn’t take a break from designing. In fact, she was hard at work brainstorming, designing, and knitting fabulous toys, blankets, hats, and […]

  8. 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 […]

  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 […]