knitting - CraftStylish
I have some favorite places to sew away from my own sewing room. Places that feel like a second home, where I can nestle right in and be creative. In this post, I will share my favorite places to sew away from home and help you find a sew-away-from-home place for yourself.view details
Dropped stitches, size anomalies, running out of yarn, and pattern translation blunders are some of knitter’s most dreaded disasters. They strike without warning, wreaking havoc and widespread panic. Here are some simple tips to help you out of those knitting catastrophes.view details
They lurk in the dark corners of closets, or deep inside an old knitting bag. They might be our secret shame or the pride of an arch procrastinator. But the one thing they definitely are is unfinished. Do you have any half-completed, hand-knit orphans lying around? If so, here's how to let them go and move on with your life.view details
I love the idea of a hand-knit sheep made with a hand-dyed natural wool, but that's as close as I'm likely to come to owning the real thing. Who wouldn’t love to have one of these little lambs of their very own? The pattern is simple and fun to follow, and because this sweet knitted lamb is fairly small, it won’t take long before you're finished!view details
I hardily admit that I have been known to be a yarn snob. Aspiring to knit with only the very best natural fibers. However,sometimes budget constraints or the purpose of the project dictates the actual yarn I end up with. I advise you to keep an open mind about slipping a bit of acrylic into your knitting diet.view details
A recent pleasure trip to a local sheep farm reminded me of my first experience on a sheep farm in New Zealand 20 years ago. It was an experience that changed my life. There is something special about being able to see the animals that provide the rich fiber that we craft into our exquisite projects.view details
From cotton to flax, fibers have been used since ancient times to create everything from blankets and clothing to baskets for gathering food. In this exhibit, they become art.view details
Whenever I am planning a trip, abroad or just to the doctor’s office, I am always grateful to the art of knitting: the ultimate take-along craft. Jury duty, subway rides, or extra innings never leave me antsy, as I am always thrilled at the prospect of some good uninterrupted knitting time. With the right knitting project to keep me in stitches, I am never bored no matter where I am. Check out these resources for knitting projects to keep by your side.view details
Musician and crafter Corey Fogel shows off his skills at Make magazine's California fair.view details
If you love knitting and animals, here is the perfect project for you. It's sponsored by The Snuggles Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bring hand-knit items to our furry friends most in need. So far, this program has provided thousands of handmade beds for homeless animals.view details
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