When it comes to wearing stripes, people often have strong opinions. I’ve ventured into this territory before and been met with mixed results. Still, I believe in Rayures, the horizontal striped piece I designed in Ultra Alpaca a few years back. Perhaps it was a bold move to photograph it on a bust size 14 model, but that was the point. I wanted to design a striped sweater that I could wear too. Read more
I love the simple, modern, almost stark lace I have been seeing in fashion lately. Simple and bold openwork patterns not only suit my sensibilities, they are much easier to knit than more ornate lace knitting stitches. Read more
Would a new knitting book and some free Berroco yarn help make your new year happier? We thought so! Make sure you read tomorrow’s KnitBits, to find out how to enter our winter giveaway.
Tired of patterns that don’t fit your shape? Or maybe you’re looking for a way to make crochet less boxy? Whatever the problem, designer Mary Beth Temple has a solution in her latest book, Curvy Girl Crochet.