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Top 5 Design Books for Sweater Knitters

Top 5 knitting design books

If I had to choose just 5 essential design books to recommend to aspiring sweater designers which 5 would you choose? As I pondered this question I realized that I would choose one book for each phase of my design process. Starting with organizing my thoughts and sketches and moving all the way through yarn…

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Sweater Yarn 101: 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…

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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…

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Keeping Your Yardage Estimates Handy

Sometimes I don’t want to look in my phone for my sweater yardage estimates while I’m in the yarn store. More realistically my phone is probably dead or I forgot to bring it entirely. So at your request I have created this printable Sweater Yardage Estimates sheet. Click to Download I like to keep it…

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