OK, this month’s links aren’t really about charity. But this is the activist part of Knitting for Change. Sexuality is healthy and we should enjoy our bodies. These articles and sexy knitting projects can help you and your parnter practice!

thumb302caloriesSex & the Knitty. Knitty.com’s sex issue from summer 2004 will never go out of style. It includes a whole collection of articles and sexy knitting patterns including home made edible undies knit with red licorice! Knitty is currently my favorite knitting magazine, but so far none of my designs have been hip enough to be published there!

118tnWhite Lies Designs. This site has patterns and kits for all kinds of sexy lingerie including thongs, babydolls, camisoles, and corsets. I just ordered this kit. Designer Joan McGowan-Michael says, “This site is dedicated to the concept that large is just as lovely as little, and there are many styles here that show off your shape while remaining comfortable and flattering.”

dkng306_1ca_dUPDATE: Joan McGowan-Michael appeared on Knitty Gritty on March 6th. If you missed this episode on “Naughty Knits”, it will be repeating on April 27th. Here’s a description: Knitwear designer Joan McGowan-Michael, of White Lies Designs, visits host Vickie Howell to demonstrate her wearable knit lingerie. Never before have undergarments been so comfortable! Joan will show us how to knit a lacy camisole, which can be worn as lingerie for the coy and as outerwear for the bold! 

The pattern for this camisole, along with tips on knitting lace and finishing are on the Knitty Gritty website

0307236579-01-_aa240_sclzzzzzzz_Sexy Little Knits is a new book by celebrity swimsuit designer Ashley Paige. In the book she has both knit and crochet patterns for flirty, fabulous bikinis, one-piece swimsuits, miniskirts, tank tops, camisoles and more.

Danglie Bits has knitting patterns for, well, danglie bits. You’ll have to see this hoo-hoo and willie warmer to believe them! Sorry no sneek-peak photos here!

“Knitting is Sexy” thong is for sale on Cafe Press. Wear it if you dare!

10663951_f_tnSex Advice From Knitters includes tips on knitting for significant others and answers the questions “Can knitting get me laid?” and “What public places are best for picking up chicks with my knitting?” Oh my! See what Lilly Chin has to say about how knitting can improve your sex life.

Citizen Skein’s blog has a collection of knitted naughty bits that are anatomically correct body parts, both male and female. Are you brave enough to look?

Knit Porn. This brand new blog is looking for pictures of sexy knitters and sexy knitting. Regardless of the name “porn”, you can be as risque or as modest as you want in your photos, as long as your photo includes knitting and is sexy.

Our theme for 2019 will be Maria Sibylla Merian’s Garden Flowers. Maria Sibylla Merian (1647–1717) was a German-born naturalist and scientific illustrator. She was one of the first naturalists to observe insects directly. She painted from life, published her own books of embroidery patterns and scientific studies, and travelled with her daughter to South America […]

You’ll receive: A MYSTERY package every other month A skein of yarn hand-dyed by Donna in a special colorway. An original watercolor painting by me, designer Donna. A knitting notion or tool to use on your project.  Occasionally a printed illustrated booklet. A Victorian pattern for a knitted flower. An illustrated story about a woman […]

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This easy scarf and headband will give you practice making cables. It’s perfect for anyone needing a bit of warmth. Materials Approx 440 yards of worsted weight yarn. I used 4 balls of Suri Merino from Plymouth yarn (55% suri alpaca, 45% extra fine merino wool), Color 5192 To make each separate item, you will […]

Although Hurricane Katrina is now several months in the past, there are still many displaced people in need of extra warmth this winter. Here’s how you can continue to help! I recently received an email from Ray Whiting of Bundle-Up New Orleans. He said, “After discussing the options for providing hats and scarves for the […]

Cables are made when stitches in the knitted fabric cross over each other. You place a few stitches on hold by slipping them onto a cable needle, knit the next two or three stitches, then knit the stitches off of the cable needle. These traveling stitches may move to the right or to the left. […]

OK, this month’s links aren’t really about charity. But this is the activist part of Knitting for Change. Sexuality is healthy and we should enjoy our bodies. These articles and sexy knitting projects can help you and your parnter practice! Sex & the Knitty. Knitty.com’s sex issue from summer 2004 will never go out of […]

Well, I promised to take a break from being so serious and post some fun projects and essays for 2006, and what’s more fun than sex? I missed Valentine’s day with these posts, but it’s still February so love and lust are the topics of the hour. New Column Knitting for Change is starting a new […]