Knitting

7 Knitted Christmas Stocking Patterns

7 Knitted Christmas Stocking Patterns

These seven knitted Christmas Stockings contain a variety of patterns, so there is something for everyone.  Some simple ones ideal for beginning knitters, others you can personalize for your family and friends, and other fun styles.

Save Time: Swatch a Gauge Square

Save Time: Swatch a Gauge Square

Swatch your work if you want your handcrafted item to fit. We all know we should knit a gauge square before we knit, but, often we don’t take the time to knit the square. I found  “The Great Swatch Experiment by the Berroco Design Team very enlightening.

My Dream Sweater-Cowichan or Salish Sweater

My Dream Sweater-Cowichan or Salish Sweater

As a result of reading Priscilla Gibson-Roberts book, “Salish Indian Sweaters”, the Cowichan or Salish Sweater has been on my bucket list of knitting.While Salish knitting is the traditional knitting of the First Nation people of the Cowichan Valley of southern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, famous design companies have sold versions of these Salish sweaters.