Tag Archives: Sweater

Sweater Construction Methods: Dolman Style

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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 […]

Top 5 Inspiring Books for Sweater Knitters

top 5 sweater knitting inspiration books

Where do you find inspiration for knitting sweaters? For me it can be anything from plants to textures to beautiful pictures on Pinterest. This list is comprised of five great books and magazines that I look at to find inspiration for my next sweater project. A few of them are specifically knitting books and a […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Set-In Sleeves

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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 […]

Top 10 Simple Striped Sweaters of 2014

10 striped sweater patterns

We have finally made it to that transitional time of year where school is starting and summer is coming to an end. For some reason this time of year always makes me eager to knit stripes. Wether you choose to use the colors of your alma mater or something more subtle there is a pattern […]

30 Day Sweater Design Files: Marcella

This is post 1 of 1 in the series “30 Day Sweater Design Files” This past May I had the privilege of designing a show piece for the TNNA fashion show using Anzula Luxury Fibers! When we were discussing what sort of garment they would like the only guidance I received was a dress, more […]

Combining Colors and Neutrals: The Ultimate Guide to Color Theory For Sweater Knitters, Part 3

This is post 3 of 4 in the series “The Ultimate Guide to Color Theory for Sweater Knitters” In our last post we talked about the traditional color schemes that we can put together using the color wheel but what happens when it comes to combining colors and neutrals that aren’t on the color wheel? […]

Getting Organized: Creating A Sweater Planning Notebook

I am one of those people who loves to be super organized so this week I decided to create a new Sweater Planning Notebook to put all of the information that it takes to plan each sweater. I had a composition notebook that I was just pinning, stapling and taping everything into but that started […]