Category Archives: Knitting

Something from (Almost) Nothing

Something from (Almost) Nothing Pattern

When you’ve been a knitter for a while, you usually develop a stash of leftover yarns; half a ball of this, a few dozen meters of that – too much to throw away, but not enough for a new project. My usual solution to this is to make hats! Some go to friends and family, […]

Take-a-Long Blue Tote

Tak-a-Long Blue Tote

One of the characteristics of crochet is the ability to form a tight weave in a myriad of decorative stitches, which are useful when making practical items such as totes and bags of all kinds. Read more in our Spring 2017 issue. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by Michele Wilcox, Red Heart www.redheart.com

Berner Oberland Cabled Pullover

Berner Oberland Cabled Pullover

Growing up in Switzerland, my parents took me and my brother skiing every winter in the region of Berner Oberland. It was so easy to go skiing as the slopes were so very close to home – I miss those mountains so much. It’s no surprise to have designed this BERNER OBERLAND Cabled Pullover as […]

In the loop

In the loop

Woolstock, the Woodstock Fleece Festival, is the little event that grew. This year, the venue occupied three buildings of the Woodstock (Ontario) Fairgrounds. The vendor’s hall had everything a fibre artist could want, from antique spinning wheels to hand-dyed yarn. Demonstrations abounded, and included lacemaking (bobbin lace and tatting), spinning, and even lathe turning (in […]