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wondering what needle crafts may have predated knitting? Looking for another way to use your woolen and feltable yarns to make beautiful crafts? or, are you a historical recreationist looking for more information on ancient crafts. Find out about Naalbinding here.
Literary Knits Review
A review of Nikol Lohr's book of patterns inspired by famous pieces of literature.
Just Like Me Knits Review
Review of the Knitting Pattern Book "Just Like Me Knits" by Brandy Fortune. Fortune's book has many clothing and accessory item patterns to knit for a child and their doll
Like any time, summer is a great time to knit. Here you will find project suggestions and tips to keep you going.
Teaching children to knit
Teaching a child to knit can help provide that child with improved fine motor skills and the ability to stay busy for hours while making their own projects. This leads to increased self confidence. This article gives tips on teaching children to knit.
The Knitting Rhyme
A rhyme for teaching knitting to children. This popular rhyme has been used for many years, and is often taught in Waldorf schools when the children learn knitting. Learn the rhyme, and what each part tells the knitter to do.
Knitting In Circles Review
This book from prolific knit designer and author Nicky Epstein shows how to use knitted circles to create a huge variety of knitting projects. The book shows how to knit up a variety of circles, both in size, stitch type and colorowrk, and then inspires the reader to use the circles as embellishmen
Slimming Sweater Design
Whether you are picking out a pattern or designing your own sweaters, there are a few simple stylist tricks to help make that sweater appear to be slimming on you. Create the illusion of a more slender figure with the design tricks in this article.
Nordic Knitting Traditions Review
Book Review for a book with 25 patterns using updated versions of Scandinavian, Icelandic and Fair Isle patters by Susan Anderson-Freed. Patterns include hats, gloves, mittens, socks and leg warmers.
How to Knit a Swatch
Knitting a swatch is an important step in ensuring that your final project turns out the way you want it. Avoid nasty knitting surprises by knitting up a good and useful swatch
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