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Wardrobe Staple Knitted Cardigans (3 Favorite Knitting Patterns)

Today’s post is all about wardrobe staples. But not just any wardrobe staple, knitted cardigans is what I want to talk about with you. Since you seem to enjoy my mini-series on favorite patterns, I decided to continue with the theme and share three of my favorite cardigan knitting patterns with you. In the past …

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Easy Yoke Sweater Knitting Pattern (Three Favorites)

Looking for an easy yoke sweater knitting pattern to snuggle up in during the upcoming fall and winter months? In this blogpost I will share three of my favorite patterns with you. Garments – Perfect Fall & Winter Knitting Projects With the days slowing getting cooler, the sun going up later and setting earlier and …

pink orange colorwork hat with two mini pompoms attached with strands of yarn

Schneeflöckchen Hat Knitting Pattern – Tips & Tricks

In December 2021, Making Stories published my Schneeflöckchen hat knitting pattern as part of their annual Winter Celebration. Today I would like to share some tips and tricks for knitting the hat pattern with you. I will also include recommendations for some modifications and add-ons you can make. In general, the knitting pattern is beginner-friendly. …

grey blue cabled baby sock in the making, some candle lit houses in the background

Useful Knitted Gifts for Babies (My Top 3 Suggestions)

With Christmas coming up in a couple of weeks, I want to give you some suggestions for useful knitted gifts for babies. I have two young daughters myself as well as three nieces and two nephews. Therefore I have discovered over the years which handmade and especially knitted gifts are actually useful. While there are …

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Knitting With All Natural Sock Yarn (My 7 Tips)

In today’s world, knitting with all natural sock yarn is a bit unusual. Yarn brands generally offer a merino/nylon blend for sock knitting, in most cases with a superwash treatment on top. The nylon is added to increase stability and the superwash treatment provides the convenience to simply throw your handknittted socks into the washing …

a hand holding a pencil drawing a sock and a text saying: how to write and self-publish knitting patterns part II

How To Write And Self-Publish Knitting Patterns (Part II)

Welcome to part II of how to write and self-publish knitting patterns. This mini-series consists of two parts. In case you haven’t read the first post, I recommend that you start with reading part I first and then continue with part II. You can find the first part here. How to Write and Self-Publish Knitting …