Don’t be afraid of Fair Isle knitting. You can do it! When my friend Grace taught me how to knit, she really pushed the limits by having me make a Fair Isle hat in 2 colors on a circular size 4 needle. Read more
Posts tagged ‘colorwork’
You might say that Lisa Clarke inherited her love of crochet from her grandmother. More specifically, she inherited 123 granny squares when her grandmother passed away in 2011. She then taught herself how to crochet and used her granny’s squares to make special gifts for other members of her family. It wasn’t long before she was hooked and designing patterns of her own! Read more
One of my best friends from high school is from Iceland. She used to go home to visit and come back with photos that looked as if they came from a stunning fashion magazine. The sweaters on her friends and family members were gorgeous! Many were made by hand, gifts from someone special. I’ll never forget the pictures of those sweaters. Read more
When Gail Pfeifle couldn’t find any cute knits for kids, she decided to design her own. Nearly a decade later, she’s come up with dozens of patterns, mostly sweaters, mixing bright colorwork with playful charted designs. Read more
When you’re starting out with color knitting, it can be kind of tricky to understand the difference between Fair Isle and intarsia. Read more
Kim McClellan almost never leaves home without her knitting bag. She’s been known to knit while waiting in line, watching movies and touring with her musician husband.