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Knitwear Design Workshop
This is my review of Shirley Padenís book Knitwear Design Workshop. Read on to find out if this book has what you are looking for in developing your own knitwear
Lifted Increase Tutorial
Often the most invisible increase in stockinette knitting is the lifted increase. Read this tutorial to find out how to do the lifted increase, and get the slant correct that it produces.
Literary Knits Review
A review of Nikol Lohr's book of patterns inspired by famous pieces of literature.
Loom Knitting Advantages
Have you ever wondered the advantages (and disadvantages) of knitting on a loom or board - Find out if loom knitting is right for you!
Make One Left Tutorial
Looking for a left slanting increase that is close to invisible? Wanting to mirror your right increase in your project? Need to know what M1L is? Read this tutorial to find out how to Make One Left!
Make One Right Tutorial
Need a right slanting increase? See M1R in your knitting pattern instructions, and not sure what to do next? Read this tutorial to knit this right slanting increase stitch!
Mordanting Yarn for Natural Dyes
Ready to use your natural plant dyes? You will need to mordant your yarn or fabric first! Read this article to find out how you can mordant your fibers at home!
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.
Natural Plant Dyes Book Review
Book Review of Sasha Duerr's natural plant dye guide. This book has great photos and lots of inspiration. Read the review to find out if it has the kind of information you want to dye your knitted and other textile crafts.
Repurposing Sweaters for Yarn
Whether you are looking to save money by unravelling old or used sweaters, or you have found the perfect yarn in a garment you would rather take apart and use, the skill of repurposing old sweaters for new yarn is one every knitter or fiber hobbyist should know how to do!
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