If you’ve been knitting for a minute or two, you’ll have noticed that needle sizes can be confusing. To make all of our lives a little easier, I’ve put together this handy reference guide to help convert needle sizes and confirm that you’re using the right one for your project!
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June pattern releases are interesting – you find some amazing, lighter weight patterns coming out this month! You often see accessories designed with more breathable materials, and lace panels featuring cute eyelet details abound. Why not try your hand at something new?
Parlez-vous pom pom? This wee blanket is so adorable, quick and easy to knit. You’ll find yourself cranking out a bunch of these for baby shower gifts galore!
Learn all about Mountain Meadow Wool’s Alpine yarn and enter to win a skein to try for yourself!
Tasked with designing a garment inspired by birthstones, I was excited to develop a custom motif that looks like pear-shaped rubies. Using a combination of easy increases and decreases, short rows, twisted stitches and more, you’ll be able to knit an elegant finished piece with this pattern.
Manos del Uruguay has a new yarn out called Milo, and I got to get my hooks & needles into it this weekend! A blend of 65% merino wool & 35% linen, this earthy yarn makes projects with a rustic yet elegant feel with a nice drape.
Thank you, everyone, for another successful Read Along Knit Along!
The rick rack rib stitch is one of those funky stitches that’s interesting to knit and packs a big visual punch. For a stitch that’s really just a matter of knitting stitches out of order, this stitch will quickly become a favorite.
There’s a new Hands Occupied design in the latest issue of I Like Knitting magazine. The magazine’s editors have even dubbed this lovely lacy pattern the only shawl you’ll ever need!