Knitting Yarns

There are many types of yarn, different textures and colors. The other difference between yarns is the price. High quality yarns have a higher price tag than synthetic yarns. The use of the exact yarn requested in a pattern usually produces the best results, but there may be times when …

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Of Knitting Needles And A Mother’s Touch

Time passed … once as slowly as the knitting needle rolled smoothly over the round table glass top. A heavy sigh escaped from pouting lips … mine. The object and the cause of the disappointment lay motionless on my lap. The series of greenery that the Second World War must …

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Knit One, Bead One

I believe that the first thing I ever knitted was a copy of a few pieces of Santa Claus that my mother had made for me. It was while playing with him after Christmas that my interest was first caught – about his beard and how it was made, and …

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Shawl Knitting Pattern – How to Make a Capalet

This scarf knitting pattern is quick and easy to knit. Combine a bulky and cozy yarn and large needles, and you get a beautiful knitted piece that can be made in an instant. A capalet is a beautiful piece that looks relatively small but does wonders to keep you warm. …

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Knitting Cables Made Simple

Here are some tips about knitting cables, grouped. What are cables? It is just a place where you cross one or more stitches in the knitting row. They can be as narrow as two stitches, or as wide as ten stitches or more. Even numbers of stitches are usually used …

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Knitting – A Guide To Substituting Yarn

Have you ever found a pattern that you like but couldn't find the suggested yarn? What if you just aren't in love with one of the colors offered? Or are allergic to the alpaca recommended by the cartridge writer? Or the yarn that they used is simply too expensive! Such …

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Replacing a Knitting Machine Table Top

Most knitting machine tables or benches are made of metal legs that are attached to a chipboard or chipboard, OK when it is first built, but machine knitting is a powerful sport and ultimately chipboard deteriorates. The majority of cases show that after removal the folding legs are in order. …

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