I'm excited to say that Iwo is one of our most popular designs for Spring/Summer 2014. This two-tone shawl is knit in Berroco Folio which is a great trans-seasonal yarn made from alpaca and viscose. It's so soft and light, it can work as an accessory in the spring and summer, but it's also warm enough… Continue reading Emily Explains: Getting Creative with Iwo
Carissa Browning wouldn’t design just any old hat. She prefers to “fiddle around with unusual construction methods.” That's how she came up with her latest design, Skullcracker. This seemingly simple, stockinette cap starts with a magic cast on and is knit in alternating rectangles that are created by picking up stitches from the previous edges.… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Skullcracker by Carissa Browning
Remember what it was like before you learned how to read? Every time I wanted to know what something said, I’d have to ask my mom or dad. Letters looked like weird scribbles, and I was always in awe of older kids and their almost magical ability to decipher writing. In the same way learning… Continue reading Ask Amanda: Which side of my knitting is the right side?