It’s fall so things are getting SERIOUS in the knitting world. There are gorgeous new patterns being released practically every day from independent designers. How to choose what to cast on from among all of theses stunners?
Things to Knit
Looking for something new to knit? These early fall patterns are to die for!
Funkasonic Knit Along Wrap Up
A look back at the Funkasonic Knit Along and some of the best snaps of the series!
How to Bind Off with Kitchener Stitch
This method of finishing a project results in a seamless finished look, despite being seamed. Using the kitchener stitch to finish cuff down mittens and socks is particularly excellent because the finished result isn’t lumpy, which is great to avoid discomfort on sensitive fingers and toes that lumpy finishes can cause.
How to Knit a Short Row Heel Turn / Funkasonic KAL
Turning a sock heel can be daunting, particularly for first time sock knitters. Turning a sock heel for the first time using a new method can take a minute to wrap your head around. Turning a sock heel using two colors complicates things. Learn how to defeat a short row heel turn with this video tutorial.
How to Knit Neat Linen Stitch Edges / Funkasonic KAL
Learn one simple trick to knit neat linen stitch edges. Take your knitting to the next level with this easy video tutorial that helps SO MUCH when knitting socks, scarves and cowls.
Jogless Stripes & Linen Stitch / Funkasonic KAL
Today’s Funkasonic knit along post is about the details. There are little details written into both Funkasonic patterns to help add some visual texture and strength to the finished pattern or help hide where the round begins.
Picks of the Week
There will always be more yarn crafts I want to do than I can ever do. I should get that embroidered on some kind of pillow or on a print. Let’s add to that list right now with this list of yarn crafts that have caught my eye this week!
Knit Along Day 5: The Toe!
We’re in the home stretch, knitters!! Today I’m going to show you all how to do a toe decrease, which, surpriii-iiise!, is way easier that the parts of sock knitting you’ve already mastered. Aren’t you excited?