Mending handknit socks, sweaters, scarves or just your favorite knits in general is so important. They are precious to us and, with the proper restoration, can be worn and loved forever. Read more
Posts tagged ‘knitting’
You never know when inspiration will hit. For Stephanie Engle, it happened while she was at the movies with her daughter. She saw a cute hat on a woman sitting in front of them and kept the stitch patterns in mind for a future project. Read more
On my last trip to Maine, I was sitting on the porch with my mom and flipping through Barbara Walker’s Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns. She’d given me this book as a gift, at a time when I believed I would never become a good knitter. It has been an endless source of inspiration and knowledge ever since and I have a habit of lugging it around with me wherever I go… just in case! Read more
If you read my post last week, you’ll know that I’ve been trying to teach myself how to use the magic loop method. I promised that I would start my next pair of socks using this method…
Finally getting to a point where you feel confident enough to knit sweaters is so exciting! I recommend all beginning knitters have no fear about knitting sweaters – it is so much fun!