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Knitting – Why Knit? : why-knit

Why should you take up knitting?

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Many people associate crafts like knitting and crocheting with old ladies, however this is a stereotype which could not be more wrong. An increasing number of young people are now getting into this creative past time and are knitting scarves, gloves and even toys. Plus in this economic climate, learning a skill like knitting is a great way to save money by making home made gifts. read more

Fingerless mittens

Here are some free patterns for knitting fingerless mittens

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Kids Fingerless Mittens
Knit these up in an evening using variegated yarns.

Knoon Designs
Fingerless mittens knit in worsted weight yarn.

Learn How to Knit Fingerless Mittens
These mittens are reversible – knit in reverse stocking stitch and twisted moss stitch. read more

Knitting Software: sfwknit

Knitting Software Inc.
Makers of the Sweater Wizard.

Artlandia
Symmetry Works is a plug-in for Adobe Illustrator that lets you make surface pattern designs.

Cochenille Design Studio
Cochenille Design Studio’s software products include Stitch Painter that can design patterns based on a grid and Garment Styler for designing your own handwoven clothing.. read more