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Top 5 Gifts For Sweater Knitters

top 5 gifts for sweater knitters

It’s that wonderful time of year when we seek out the perfect gifts for our loved ones to show how much we care for them. Sometimes finding the perfect gift is simple and sometimes it takes a little bit more digging. This week I have put together a list of my top 5 gifts for […]

Top 10 Fair Isle Sweater Patterns of 2014

top ten fair isle sweater patterns

Nothing says “December” like the recent trend of ugly sweater parties. The party where everyone dresses in the most outrageous holiday sweaters (generally fair isle style) for the entertainment of all. However, as sweater knitters our goal is to create just the opposite, the anti ugly sweater so to speak. This week I have put […]

Top 10 Party Sweater Patterns Of 2014

top ten party sweater patterns

This month is the beginning of the crazy holiday season! Parties tend to go hand in hand with holidays so I’ve put together my top ten party sweater patterns. Each of these sweaters is classy enough to wear to any party but practical enough to wear anytime! One fun way to dress up a simple […]

Sweater Knitting 101 FIBER: Wool

fiber types wool

This is post 1 of 1 in the series “Sweater Knitting 101 FIBER” Welcome to the Sweater Knitting 101 FIBER series! Choosing a fiber type for your sweater will greatly affect the fit, comfort and wearability of your sweater. In this series we will be talking about the characteristics of the different types of knitting […]

Top 5 Tool Organization Items For Sweater Knitters

top 5 knitting organization

Have you ever been ready to begin your newest sweater project and just as you’re ready to cast on you realize that you have no idea where your size 7 needles went? Never again! With this week’s collection of top notch organization items you’ll always know exactly where all your tools are. From those pesky […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Saddle Shoulder

sweater construction saddle shoulder

This is post 6 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Contsruction series! If you haven’t already, check out the other posts in this series. They don’t really need to be read in order but the more you know about the different construction methods the easier it will be […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Contiguous Set-In Sleeve

contiguous set in sleeves cover

This is post 5 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Construction series! If you haven’t already, take a minute to check out the other posts in this series. They don’t necessarily need to be read in order but the more you know the better prepared you will be […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Sideways

sideways sweater construction

This is post 3 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Contsruction series! In this series we are taking a look at some of the most popular sweater construction methods as well as the pros and cons of knitting each style of sweater. Today we’ll be examining a sideways […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Dolman Style

sweater construction method dolman style

This is post 2 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Contsruction series! In this series we are taking a look at some of the most popular sweater construction methods as well as the pros and cons of knitting each style of sweater. If you haven’t already, take a […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Set-In Sleeves

set-in sleeves sweater construction methods

This is post 1 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome to the Sweater Contsruction series! I think I am just a little too excited to be diving in and talking about each style of sweater construction! I think it is an important conversation to have because if you don’t know what options […]