Posts tagged: "knitted socks"

  1. 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 […]

  2. Knit socks two at a time for double the fun

    Posted by on July 29, 2015

    I take my knitting with me whenever I can, and I’m not shy about knitting in public. Knitting can spark the most interesting conversations, don’t you think? The most bewildered looks and curious questions come when I’m knitting two-at-a-time socks on two circular needles, a technique I learned from Antje Gillingham’s book Knitting Circles around […]

  3. Knitting socks with extra strength

    Posted by on May 1, 2015

    We’ve been having a wonderful time stitching projects from Jen Lucas’s gorgeous new book, Sock-Yarn Shawls II. It’s filled with great ideas for using those lovely yarns in your stash. But that doesn’t mean we’re not still knitting socks. We love sock-knitting and we know you do too! After all, isn’t that why you acquired […]

  4. 10+ knitting videos (for the visual learner!)

    Posted by on April 3, 2015

    Sometimes you just need to see how it’s done. Raise your hand if you’re a visual learner—don’t be shy! Martingale employees along with top authors, including Rebecca Danger and Jen Lucas, have contributed to our YouTube stock of how-to knitting videos to show you everything from knitting heel flaps to the magic loop method. Check […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]