Changing Colours When Knitting Stripes 101

8 Simple Stripes Shawls

Knitting patterns that include different colour yarns make for beautiful projects. But does changing yarn colours make you nervous even with simple stripes? Don’t be nervous. Jump right in and choose the technique for changing colours that works best for you! … Continue reading

Knitting Products: Washing Knits With Soak

Soak Collection

One of the most important steps in finishing our knitting projects is to wash and block them. Blocking is required to varying degrees depending on the item. Lace, as an example, demands hard blocking (check out my shawlette blocking tutorial). But … Continue reading

Free Knitting Patterns: Sugar Plum Cowl

This easy one-skein worsted weight cowl is a great beginner project or some easy ‘tv knitting’ for an experienced knitter. Worked in the round, there is no increasing or decreasing, just a simple 2 x 2 ribbing on each edge … Continue reading