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Merit shared a photo of a new-to-her machine a Regina Royal II. (Her mother purchased this machine in 1975) She is a hand knitter who is new to machine knitting, but she’s had quite a bit of success already with her machine. (Congrats!) She is…
Found a pattern or Machine Knitting book in another language? You can use Google translate, but often specific MK terms are difficult to decipher. The new Knit it Now MK Glossary was curated by fellow machine knitters around the world.
Have you ever knit with Linen yarn? Hand knitting with linen can be a challenge. At first, the yarn feels stiff and not something you would want to wear … BUT … if you’ve ever owned a linen sweater, you know that it just gets…
Does any of this sound familiar? Fellow Knitter Jill, shares some lessons learned from her latest project ….
“I don’t want ribbing on my sweaters”
Have you heard that before? The hems on today’s fashions are straight and “unfinished”. If there is ribbing, it is loose and blocked out.
Here are 6 Alternatives to ribbing at the bottom of your sweaters
How much yarn do I need?
Compare yarn that is put up in balls, hanks, cakes, or skeins to weights of yarn on cones.
Found a yarn you love? What machine can it be used on?
Fellow knitter, Cynthia was knitting the Freesia Pullover pattern and recently asked: “How can I start the decreases immediately after casting on?” The like many of the Basics, the Freesia Blueprint instructions start AFTER your choice of hem, ribbing or cast on method. The Knit it…
After yet another recent move, I’m determined to set up my knitting room and get ORGANIZED! Here’s an idea for keeping weights handy.