Ten Stitch Zigzag
Worked on just ten stitches, these garter stitch zigzag strips are joined as you go so there is no sewing up. This technique can be used to make blankets or scarves and works with any yarn and needles. The strips could also be knitted in different yarns making it a good pattern for using up oddments.
Learn How To Knit - Free Resource Guide
Here's a collection of step-by-step resources available online (for free!) that will teach you knitting. All of these are for beginners and I've also included a selection of patterns towards the bottom of this article for you to practice with. Step One - Cast On To begin, you first need…
Snow Day Inspiration - Blue Sky Fibers
We know that summer still has a week or two to go, but here in Minnesota we’re already planning for the cold days to come (and it does get cold!). Right now we’re in love with the Sasha Wrap, a super-simple-to-stitch wrap, yet ever-so-stylish layering piece. Our model Emma is wrapped up in a version […]
Sock Patterns for Beginners
(Follow me on Pinterest for more) For the longest time, knitting socks seemed like it was only for "elite knitters". Once I tried it though, I was hooked! They're much easier than people think, so I've compiled a collection of simple patterns for someone who's just starting out. 1. Pilates or Yoga Socks - These will give you a good feel for knitting in the round, without having to worry about toes or heels. 2. Hunca Munca - If you're ready to tackle the heel and toe sections, start with a…