Try Guernsey Casting on For a New Knitting Technique

Congratulations! You have found a step-by-step guide for Guernsey. Read on if adding a new knitting technique to your growing stock of knitting information seems like a great idea. 1. Make a slip knot and place it on your right needle. 2. Hold the needle with the slider in your …

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Advantages of Top Down Knitting

When you knit a garment, there are two approaches that you can take. You can knit it from bottom to top or from top to bottom. What we are going to look at in this article is what the difference between these two techniques is and what is best to …

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Knitting – How To Add Shaping To A Sweater Pattern

I think I'm addicted to knitting sweaters. I love to knit super-simple, fast sweaters – using lush yarns in lush colors. And although I traditionally love the top-down patterns, there are some aspects that do not fit my taste perfectly. Take Knitting Pure and Simple pattern 992, for example. I …

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Review – The Knitting Circle by Ann Hood

The Knitting Circle by Ann Hood is a wonderful book about a painful subject, the loss of a child. Mary Baxter and her husband, Dylan, are shocked after their only daughter, 5-year-old Stella, suddenly and unexpectedly dies from bacterial meningitis. In the months of mourning and sorrow that follow, Mary …

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Best Sites For Free Baby Knitting and Crochet Patterns

Baby and children are usually the first patterns that novice knitters look for when they start knitting. Many knitters and crocheters, regardless of how long they have been knitting or crochet, prefer projects for babies and toddlers. There are so many sites for finding free baby knitting and crochet patterns …

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Types of Brittany Knitting Needles

Knitting is an activity that is detailed and for those who knit, the time they spend knitting can be calming and special. The supplies that knitters use often reflect their own personality and how they look at the time they spend knitting. Knitting needles from Brittany come in many varieties, …

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Can Knitting Soothe Your Mood?

Can knitting improve a person's ability to learn new things? Can it help to ward off mental stress a person has? Well, most people resort to extreme exercise because it improves health and fitness. Looking at the sides, knitting and exercising may have little in common, but it will surprise …

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Christmas Robin Tea Cosy Knitting Pattern

The cheerful Christmas rose is no stranger to cold, gloomy winters. He knows how to keep warm and he will also keep the teapot warm. The festive Robin novelty Tea Cozy is quick and easy to make and adds Christmas atmosphere to the kitchen or breakfast table, it also makes …

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