Advent calendar 2019

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July 26, 2019

Our knitting community is in turmoil. In this blog post I reflect on my core values and how they affect they way I treat other people and do business.

July 19, 2019

What is the best, stretchiest stretchy bind-off for knitting? This tutorial compares 12 different bind-off methods and ranks them according to stretch and flare.

July 12, 2019

I visited the 4th annual Jyväskylä Knit Fest and spotted some upcoming fiber and yarn trends. This year you could definitely see the move to more eco-concisous and sustainable alternatives: rustic, organic, naturally dyed, and untreated yarns.

July 5, 2019

Introducing Bronze Age, an asymmetrical triangle shawl knit in fingering weight yarn. The shawl starts with stockinette and then gradually transforms into eyelets and increasingly elaborate lace patterns. Bronze Age is an excellent TV knitting project: interesting enou...

June 28, 2019

Are you struggling to knit afterthought heels that fit? This blog post shows two techniques for improving afterthought heel fit and shape: short-row mini gusset and rounded decreases.

June 21, 2019

Everyone has their favorite stretchy bind-off method to use for toe-up socks, for example. Here's five more stretchy bind-off techniques to learn!

June 14, 2019

Let's take a look at the five hottest fall and winter knitwear trends for the 2019-2020 season with Garnstudio's latest knitting pattern collection.

June 7, 2019

The design inspiration for Milky Oolong, the third pattern in a series of shawl designs inspired by my favorite tea varieties. This top down crescent shaped shawl is worked in two lace weight yarns: one smooth, one fluffy.

May 31, 2019

My 2019 Me Made May was pretty much a total bust but I did manage to sew one thing: an epic, fully-lined three-compartment backpack with lots of zippers and extra pockets.

May 24, 2019

Learn how to knit a stretchy bind-off. Here's a selection of five methods that can be used whenever your need a flexible, elastic bind-off edge with a lot of give. These bind-offs are perfect for toe-up socks but can also be used for shawls, sleeve cuffs, or hems.

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