Month: November 2011

The Purl Ridge Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #35

The Purl Ridge Stitch pattern consists of alternating bands of stockinette stitch with a row of purl stitches, creating a textured ridge pattern. In this example we use three rows of stockinette stitch between each ridge. To most easily adapt the pattern use odd repeats of stockinette such as 5, …

7 Great Books on Knitting for Men

Knitting for men is often a challenge. Not only are their garments bigger, but they have different taste in yarns and color. This sometimes translates into men getting knitted gifts that they never wear and leaving knitters discouraged or afraid to knit for their guy.

Crochet Stitches

Bobbles & Puffs Chevrons & Ripples Colorwork Edgings Lace & Shells Squares & Motifs Textured & Plain Tunisian Crochet

Crochet Techniques

Abbreviations Foundation Chains Seaming Shaping Tips & Tricks

Knitting Stitches

Cables & Arans Colorwork Edgings Knits & Purls Lace & Eyelets Ribbing Shapes & Motifs

Knitting Techniques

Abbreviations Bind Offs Cast Ons Finishing Techniques Fixing Mistakes Shaping Tips & Tricks