If learning to knit is on your bucket list then you are going to love this Complete Beginners Guide to Knitting infographic! It covers choosing the right needles, casting on, basic stitches such as knitting and purling, and finishing off your work. And best of all, it's all in one handy, at-a-glance reference!
I recently unearthed the first project I ever knit, a moth-eaten stockinette scarf. I made it over twenty years ago while I was spending a school year in rural France. My French "mother" was the town librarian and an amazing knitter. She opened her stash basket to me and walked me through every step of that crazy scarf. Since then I've made dozens of scarves, and I wonder sometimes if I've run out of fresh ideas for the next one. After all, the criteria for a scarf pattern are rather…
Free Knitting Patterns You Have to Knit | Interweave
Get over 200 free knitting patterns from Interweave including patterns for knitted hats, socks, scarves, gloves as well as techniques, stitches, and much more! You'll find everything you need to continue your knitting with our amazing resources and expertise!
When I was a kid every guy I knew wore a hat like this. Triangular, striped and itchy. We've all softened a little in the last thirty years, so this updated version features an impossible-to-complain-about cashmere lining, which is easy once you learn how to do a provisional cast-on. This Christmas I'm giving one to all of the men in my family. I can't wait to look around at them wearing their 70's Ski Hats, reminding me of how much I loved those times. --Whitney
How to Knit a Perfect Edge - Finishing Free Technique — for the love of knitwear
Today I would love to share with you a technique that I learned several years ago that is absolutely essential for cardigans if you want to avoid knitting the bands and finishing the raw edges. It also comes in handy for scarves or any items with open raw edges. It looks like an ap
Created on a whim, inspired by a several other patterns, I needed a warm hat to fit nearly anyone. A new pattern to satisfy my ravenous appetite for a variety of quick knit hats to give away, and to include styles that men would wear. After several asked for the pattern, I created this for your similar appetite! Enjoy. Instructions not given for the small number of special stitches used. They are very standard so consult your favorite book, magazine or online reference if needed. I test…