ProjectsFling CowlFringe BenefitSpeckled HatTechniquesEaster EggPinwheelSharpie DyeShop Now! What is “Kinky Yarn”This super fun yarn is all kinky and ready for fun! It arrives to you like this: a 12-stitch knitted…
Our first-ever knit-along begins! Please, please read the preamble (chock full of tips and videos) before you dive into the pattern.
I often say, and I’ll say it again, that when a medium is new to you, it’s a good idea to let the medium tell you what it likes to do before you start telling it what to do.
We’ve been wanting to do a knit-along in this column for ages. We’ve waited, though, until the perfect yarn appeared for the idea we had in mind. We’re ready.
I try like the dickens not to use the word “magic,” as we fibery types fling it around way too much. But this change in the material did feel–alchemical. The bizarre patch of wet fuzz had become rather a pretty piece of fabric, and all I had done was spin it in the tumble dryer.
I have never felted anything before–not even, though I may be tempting fate by saying this–not even by accident. But I have a project in mind.
Socks must be the most popular travel project in all of knitting, and my obsession with embroidered socks continues.
For an introduction to what goes on in this column, click here. For the first part of this project, click here. It’s been months since I used my Schacht Cricket rigid heddle…
It is isn’t often that I wish a project were larger. This one is an exception. Every stage has been more fun than I anticipated–and the result makes me smile.
Experimentation with embroidering the knitted crazy quilt square continues…