My Helen cardigan is finished, and now it's time to block the sweater! Today I'm going to share some tips for blocking your knits. In our office we have a top-loader washing machine we use to soak and spin our knits. Before I began working here, I was hesitant to put anything hand made into a… Continue reading Emily Explains: Blocking Your Sweater
Stockinette is probably the most instantly recognizeable knitted fabric. I remember when I finally learned to work stockinette after knitting lots of garter stitch. I looked down at those orderly little rows of Vs, and for the first time I thought “Hey, this is actually looking GOOD!” Though it’s an extremely popular stitch pattern, stockinette… Continue reading Ask Amanda: How can I control stockinette curling?