Crochet Sweaters from the Top-Down with Dora Ohrenstein

Dora Ohrenstein's new book is all about top-down sweater construction in crochet—seems pretty straightforward, right? But as any sweater maker will know, choosing the right yarn is an integral part to a successful sweater project (this applies to knitting, as well). Read on for more from Dora about yarn choice and crochet! One of the… Continue reading Crochet Sweaters from the Top-Down with Dora Ohrenstein

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Amy’s Thread: Back-to-School Cardigan

The beginning of August is the dog days of summer for most, but for me it's time to start planning for my back-to-school fall wardrobe. The back-to-school sweater is the staple sweater you wear everyday, with everything, like a uniform. These are relatively easy knits (or crochets!) - projects that make for good summer take-along knitting.… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Back-to-School Cardigan