Let’s Talk About Construction: Sweaters (Part  3)


  Hi Friends! Welcome back to our series on Sweater Construction. If you missed the first two parts, I recommend checking them out here. Today we’ll be discussing one of the most important considerations when knitting a sweater — to seam or not to seam?   What is a seamed sweater? It is  a sweater […]

Let’s Talk about Construction: Sweaters (Part 2)

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Hi Friends! Welcome back to the series on sweater construction. If you missed the first part, we discussed top-down and bottom-up sweater construction, including the pros and cons of seamless raglan and round-yoke sweaters. Today, we’ll focus on sleeve construction! What’s the importance of a sleeve type? The construction of sleeves can make or break […]

Untangling Memories: Share Your Alzheimer’s Story

David Babcock is doing a wonderful thing. Babcock holds a Guinness World Record record for knitting the longest scarf (12 feet) while running a marathon in Kansas City one year ago. He’s using that notoriety to bring awareness to a devastating illness, Alzheimer’s Disease. As a member of the NYC Athletes to End Alzheimer’s Team, […]

Crocheting and Knitting in Public

Crochet in Public

Guest Post by Jessie Rayot of JessieAtHome.com I don’t know about you, but I don’t like being idle. There are so many times in life when I find myself just waiting: at the doctor’s office, before a movie, at the playground when my kids are playing, on the bus… I knit or crochet the time […]

Readers En-Gauge: Valentine’s Day Winner

I was so inspired by all of your crocheting and knitting projects yesterday! You are all spending time on creating gifts for the ones you love and it’s just so sweet. Be sure to check out yesterday’s answers to see what everyone is working on for some Valentine’s Day inspiration. Yesterday we asked, What do […]

Readers En-Gauge: Valentine’s Day

It’s finally starting to feel like winter around here. I have a feeling we’ll all be crocheting and knitting with heavy yarns for a while longer! Last week we asked you: What new crochet stitch or knitting stitch would you like to learn and why? What would you make with that stitch? Be sure to […]

Readers En-Gauge Winner: New Crochet Stitch or Knitting Stitch

I can’t believe how many of you are interested in learning how to crochet the crocodile stitch. I figured many crocheters knew how to crochet just about every stitch there is. Although, I myself don’t know how to crochet that stitch. It really is a lovely one. I thoroughly enjoyed reading about all the crochet […]