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Knitting honeycomb stitch in the round

01/25/2014 14:31:00 PM

A while ago I made a video demonstrating how to knit honeycomb stitch. This video is supporting Honeycomb Sweater and Tam pattern.

Reversible cable stitch for beautiful knit snood or cowl

01/23/2014 16:14:00 PM

Cables are beautiful. They add texture and style to any knit project. Bad thing about cables is that on the wrong side they look, well, not as good as on the right side. That's why I was happy to find a basket weave cable stitch pattern that ...

New cartoon with a tip on growing your knitting business

12/20/2013 15:38:00 PM

Here's a new tip on making money by knitting. This time you'll see how Chunky Hat can help you get some (or more :-)) extra income.Happy knitting and selling :-)

How to add fringes to scarves, blankets of any other hand made creations

12/13/2013 16:22:00 PM

It's getting colder and Christmas approaches quickly. These are sure signs that most knitters knit scarves and cowls either to keep themselves warm or as gifts for those lucky people who happen to be their friends or family.Over the last couple ...

Yarns in Radiant Orchid - the color of the year 2014

12/06/2013 15:35:00 PM

Panton's just announced the color of the year 2014. It's a beautiful Radiant Orchid shade of purple. Make a stylish knit or crochet creation in this hot color.

5 stitch patterns for cowls and scarves

11/20/2013 11:59:00 AM

We are all in "holiday knitting" mood right now. Scarves and cowls make perfect gifts for anyone. They are fast and easy to make, do not take much yarn and are easy to design. Just take any reversible (the one that looks good on both sides) ...

Minecraft - inspired hat : Enderman hat

11/07/2013 13:09:00 PM

Have you heard about Minecraft? You probably did. It looks like every kid plays it these days. Considering that Minecraft allows them to build new worlds, this game is pretty useful.When we discussed our plans for winter hats a few weeks ago ...

How to set up knitting business, Part 3 - Money making

10/23/2013 15:49:00 PM

In previous posts covering the interesting topic of setting up a knitting business we were thinking of getting knitting supplies at a discounted price without any minimum quantity requirements; where, when and how to organize meetings with your ...

The story of Honeycomb Sweater and Tam

10/17/2013 15:29:00 PM

Honeycomb Sweater and Tam pattern is now live and ready for you to knit it up.I've been playing with this project since early summer. The idea came from the amazing texture of honeycomb stitch.Tam was born first and knitted up pretty fast. It ...

Make a fashion forward knit hat or scarf

10/10/2013 15:09:00 PM

Lately the runway shows have often been featuring stylish knits with beautiful two-colored stitches like this wrap from Bouchra Jarrar Fall 2013 collection:Two colored patterns have something eye-catching about them. Whether it's a certain optical ...

Choosing buttons for knitted cowl

10/03/2013 11:14:00 AM

Choosing buttons can be frustrating at times. That's exactly what happened to me last Saturday during the second part of our Knit a Chunky Cowl class. I made a cowl out of our Wool Slub yarn in Orchid color. This variegated color is a combination ...

Yarn over (double) bind off - video tutorial

09/27/2013 13:30:00 PM

When I was working on the Fringed Wrap (pattern is available here) I wanted to make bulky cast on and bind off to offset the bulkiness of fringes. Cast on edge was not a problem as I used double (Bulgarian) cast on. For bind off edge I had to ...