Knitting – Why Knit?

Why should you take up knitting? 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, … Continue reading “Knitting – Why Knit?”

How to Make a Russian Join

What is a Russian join? A Russian join is a very effective way to join 2 yarn ends without using a knot. It works well on any type of plied yarn, especially when the yarn doesn’t felt, such as for cotton, linen or superwash wool yarns. It can be used for knitting and crochet. I … Continue reading “How to Make a Russian Join”

Fingerless mittens

Here are some free patterns for knitting fingerless mittens 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. 2 Hour Fingerless Mitten Pattern … Continue reading “Fingerless mittens”

Big O Games

Big O games knitting projects.

Knitting Software

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.. Knitware Design I … Continue reading “Knitting Software”

Thanksgiving Knitting

Special knitting projects for Thanksgiving

Knitted Baby Sweater

Handknit Baby Sweater -Show and Tell Gallery of work done by our Forum Members

St Patricks Day Knitting

St. Patrick’s Day Knitting patterns and projects