Here’s an easy cable scarf to match last month’s hat. Both are dedicated to Gail, the former listmom of Knit-U and Knit Design, who passed away suddenly after an illness. She will be missed by many knitters around the globe.
“But when the personal became political, persons ceased to exist. When persons cease to exist, war is imminent.” I just came across this quote from Julius Lester in an article from the Summer 2000 issue of Whole Earth. It sums up my essay with an eloquence I can only hope to acheive as a writer.
Knitting for Change. Discussion: Building a Knitting Community. Knitters have a unique chance to build community and foster collaboration and friendship through our craft. This essay looks into the possibilities for using our needles and yarn toward those goals. Knitting Lesson 1: The Knit Stitch. In this lesson you will learn how to get stitches […]
Guest designer Annie Modesitt has contributed this cute garter stitch dog jacket pattern. Annie is working on a book called Men Who Knit (and The Dogs Who Love Them…). Keep your eyes open for it at your local yarn shop later this year, but in the meantime, you can get a sneak peek on Annie’s web […]