Entries for month: August 2011

Secrets to Knitting with Mohair

View the NEW Knit it Now video on working with Mohair and GET INSPIRED!


5 Accurate Methods of Measuring Gauge

 

 

Are you disappointed with your knits? The basis of a well-fitting garment is gauge. Here are 5 methods of measuring gauge. Learning a new method may be the key to your success!


Fine Lace on the Brother Machines

 

 

 Fine Lace provides fabulous texture. It can be combined with Normal Lace (with eyelets) for wonderful stitch patterns. Depending on your yarn choice, you can get very different results with the same Fine Lace pattern.

(Brother Machines only)


Quiz Yourself - MK Abbreviations

  Test yourself on your MK knowledge! Here's a fun quiz on the cryptic abbreviations often used in machine knitting patterns.

Recommended Summer Reading

  • Bobbin Weaving (Intarsia) detailed instructions
  • Isolated and Alphabet Knitting
  • Sport Towel with Graphic DesignsBlock Alphabet Graph
  • Script Alphabet and Slanted Script Graphs
  • Fingertip Towel with Graphs

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