Ahh, it’s summer holiday weekend time! I have a few days off and some big knitting goals I hope to hit. Luckily, barbecues and fireworks displays tend to be knitter-friendly. Happy Independence Day, friends! :)
I’d like to dedicate more space on the blog to advertisers in the knitting industry, thereby dedicating more space on the site to advertisers directly relevant to you, the readers!
After assembling this month’s Things to Knit, it’s very clear that shawls were big among indie designers in June. Shawls, shawl-shaped sweaters, and wraps were published in full force. It’s no surprise – with their adaptability to different kinds of weather and suitability to lightweight yarns, shawls and wraps are kind of the perfect summer knit.
The Spring Meadow Scarf Knit Along has come to an end, friends! You can visit the giveaway host, AllFreeKnitting, to find out who won the giveaway, and if you missed the week 6 tutorial video, it’s in this post!
After Monday’s beginner weaving tutorial, I’ve been on the lookout for some fun weaving tips and ideas, and the dream catcher CDs and uber-tassels featured are by far my favorite picks.
In the new episode, I unpack the math behind one man’s journey to create a knitted short film. Allyson interviews designer Emma Welford and talks about design inspiration and cat photobombs. Leah and Allyson tag team the huge summer trend of lace panels in knitting. And all three of us share what they can’t wait to cast on right now.
Weaving is having a moment this year, particularly for those wanting to DIY wall hangings, cushions, and other home decor items. I jumped on board this trend by taking a workshop and checking out some vintage weaving books, not wanting to miss out on this beautiful trend.