Posts tagged: "knitting sweaters"

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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) […]

  3. Knit to fit: step up your sweater game

    Posted by on September 2, 2015

    Sweater weather is coming, and a custom-knit sweater is one you won’t want to take off. How to ensure the perfect fit: get The NEW Knitter’s Template, the award-winning reference for crafting your ideal sweater. This extensive book includes nine gauges and 30 sizes, as well as options for body length, neckline shaping, and armhole […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. Knit to flatter: 14 plus-size knitting patterns

    Posted by on September 19, 2014

    According to Women’s Wear Daily, size 14 is the average for American women—yet most knitwear designers neglect larger sizes. If you’re looking for women’s plus-size sweater knitting patterns, you shouldn’t have to settle for baggy styles or solid colors. The late Carol Rasmussen Noble, well-known author and designer, became disillusioned with the lack of plus-size […]

  6. Knitting tip for easy Fair Isle knitting

    Posted by on September 12, 2014

    Fair Isle, or stranded, knitting is a way to create beautiful, colorful patterns in your knitted fabric. It looks complicated—but it doesn’t have to be! Here’s how Ann and Eugene Bourgeois, authors of Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified and owners of Philosopher’s Wool Company, make Fair Isle projects quicker and easier—and it takes only a few […]

  7. Love flowers? Try garden-inspired knitting

    Posted by on June 27, 2014

    Summer is here! The grass is green, the flowers are in bloom, and inspiration is everywhere. Whether you’re a confident beginner or an advanced stitcher, now is the perfect time to let Mother Nature inspire your knitting. Read on for two ways to incorporate flowers into your knitting designs. For the confident beginner: knitted embellishments […]

  8. What’s your type? How to choose flattering designs

    Posted by on May 16, 2014

    Left: Café Chic diagonal sweater from The Ultimate Knitted Tee. Do you know your type? No, we’re not talking soul mates! Finding the most flattering garment for your body shape can be challenging—even when you’re knitting that garment yourself. You can make finding the right garment style easier by first identifying your body type. Laura […]

  9. Beyond stockinette: fool ’em with texture

    Posted by on April 25, 2014

    When I was learning how to knit (and I mean just a few months in), I discovered something that was simple to learn, even for someone of my limited skills. But it rocketed my knitting to the next level. I impressed everyone with my “complex” patterns—even though I’d really only mastered two basic things: knit […]

  10. Hate finishing? How to knit seamless sweaters

    Posted by on April 11, 2014

    How many times have you completed the bulk of a sweater pattern, just to leave the pieces unfinished in your WIP basket? How many times have you paid someone else to sew those sweaters together because you just really hate the finishing? If that’s you, you’re not alone! Turns out, there are many, many knitters […]