Entries for month: July 2012

Practically Perfect Pintucks

Pintucks are a simple way to add dimension you your knitting. Multi-color pintucks, graduated pintucks, garter pintucks, eyelet pintucks. The possibilities are endless!

Our newest video includes basic how-to's plus easy tips for creating pintucks as well as ideas for incorporating them in your next garment.


3 Ways to Motivate yourself to Knit!

Do you feel isolated as a machine knitter? Most of us don't have a club, local group, or  even another machine knitter nearby who shares our passion. Staying motivated an be a challenge. Here are some tips:


Meet Knit-1 our newest contributors!

Meet Knit it Now's newest contributors ... Knit-1

Formed in 1992 by Richard Dykes and Sue Enticknap, Knit-1 is well established as one of the top fashion textile design companies, selling to the industry at all levels of the market.

We spoke with Richard and Sue recently and they shared their story:


In-the-ditch Buttonholes

Here's a quick buttonhole that can be made with a minimum of fuss. This technique puts the buttonhole in the seam between the band and the garment for a tidy opening that's fast to work!


Hairpin Lace Seam

This decorative seam is very useful in joining 2 pieces of knitting.


You must plan ahead and set up your knitting to be able to use this technique. It’s a quick and easy method that can be used for blankets, kids wear or any time that you want to quickly join 2 pieces of knitting.


* * * Updated to include beautiful belts and straps on single bed machines * * *


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