Hats seem to be the answer to all sorts of knitting questions and problems. For example: Q: I wound up this yarn and decided not to use it for that project. What should I do with it? A: Knit a hat with it! Q: I need to make a gift and I don’t have much… Continue reading Knit A Hat
We’re back with super-bulky yarns, with new colors of old favorites (fun, punchy colors of Rasta are here from Malabrigo) and we have a brand new coffee table book from Loopy Mango with several of their most popular knitting patterns (and a few new patterns exclusive to the book)! There’s a bunch of reasons to… Continue reading Fall 2019 Super Bulky Favorites
It’s fairly obvious that I am addicted to sweater knitting. My new drug of choice is the Cocoknits Method. Julie Weisenberger is the self-described “warm body behind Cocoknits.” Throughout her years of knitting, she has come up with a thoughtful method of knitting great-fitting, seamless, top-down sweaters. I’ve just finished my third Cocoknits Method sweater… Continue reading My Cocoknits Method Obsession
I took a trip to our local shopping mecca (the Short Hills Mall) this week in hopes of becoming super-inspired for a “you can make that” blog. I wasn’t, but fall merchandise in the stores made me start thinking about transitional dressing and picking pieces that could straddle seasons with ease. Meanwhile, I just completed… Continue reading Knit It Now, Wear It Anytime
Babies abound in our circles these days! Patty and Carrie have been busy knitting up baby projects like crazy - especially baby sweaters. As a knitter, there’s something satisfying about knitting up a tiny and adorable sweater. It goes faster than a blanket. Depending on where you are in your knitting journey, you may… Continue reading Oh Baby!