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The Craft Yarn Council and its Standards
The Craft Yarn Council is responsible for standardization of symbols across patterns and yarn brands. Here's some information about the most important standards.
The Kitchener Stitch
It only seems difficult! Once you understand how the Kitchener stitch works, you'll be knitting socks from the top down with no problem!
The Parts of A Sock
New to sock knitting? Recognizing the different parts of a sock makes the task easier.
The Sweater Curse
Urban legend, or common sense caution? The “sweater curse” is actually protection for one’s soul.
Using Buttons in Knitting
Customize your knitting with buttons, but choose wisely – they can make or break the look of a garment.
Using Multiple Strands of Yarn
Looking for a way to use up stash yarn? Try combining yarns together to create different effects.
Winding Hanks into Balls
That beautiful hank of hand-painted yarn needs to be wound before you knit it! Here are tips on how to do this well.
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