When knitting, it can often be a struggle to choose the perfect colors of yarn. I regularly spend time looking at all of the colors that are available to me, trying to mix and match different shades. Even though I’ve studied color theory, I sometimes find it difficult to choose colors. I have picked up…
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How to Make Colorwork Knitting Patterns Using GIMP
I love doing colorwork knitting. When I was younger, I learned how to do pixel art and grew quite fond of it, and colorwork knitting is like pixel art that’s made out of yarn. Because of the similarities between pixel art and colorwork knitting, I find it really easy to create colorwork patterns using a…
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Free Valentine’s Day Knitting Patterns – 3 Projects That You Can Knit Up In a Flash
Valentine’s day, the holiday of celebrating love, relationships, and romance. While it’s certainly not my favorite holiday, I do enjoy the aesthetics of Valentine’s day. I think the best part of this holiday is giving gifts, not just to romantic partners, but also to friends and family. I have come up with 3 simple Valentine’s…
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Winter Knitting Projects
Winter is an amazing season to curl up with a pair of knitting needles and some yarn. After all, the cold gives us knitters an excuse to stay inside and keep warm. Of course when we do go outside we’ll need scarves, hats, gloves, leg warmers, etc. So why not spend some time curled up…
Free Colorwork Knitting Patterns
Colorwork knitting is a technique in which you knit with multiple colors of yarn. It’s quite similar to pixel art, except it is done with yarn and not a computer. When I was younger I fell in love with the beauty of pixel art, how it could be simple or complex, realistic or stylized, and…
3 Tips for Beginner Knitters
3 tips for beginner knitters to help them with the quality and speed of their knitting.
Seed Stitch vs Moss Stitch vs Irish Moss Stitch vs Double Moss Stitch
Confused about the difference between the moss stitch and seed stitch? Or the moss stitch and the double moss stitch?
3 Easy Knitting Stitches For a Beginner’s Repertoire
3 easy knitting stitches that even a beginner knitter can master.