Category Archives: The Knitting World

Aerial Lines – Free Sock Pattern for Beautiful, Colorful Yarns

Aerial Lines - new free sock pattern by Nadja of sheepamongwolves.net

Aerial Lines sock pattern is my second pattern so far. As I’ve said before, I enjoy making up my own designs and want to do more of it! But this one didn’t come from a conscious decision of “I want to design a sock pattern.” It kind of just happened. I’ve been slowly working on cataloging my stash over the… Read more »

10 Cool Things I Loved in May

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Things I loved in May - Tidal Bore by Shireen Nadir published in Country House Knits by The Blue Brick

May was a horrible month for me productivity-wise. The wolflings were home a lot more than usual (a lot of holidays and such). I was sick for a while. And now we have the first real heatwave of the year with temperatures of 30°C (86°F) and up, no rain for weeks but high humidity anyway and very little cooling wind…. Read more »

8 Stunning, Free Shawls You’ll Love to Knit for Summer

Summer shawls - Scrappy Bias Shawl by Emily Clawson

Shawls are the perfect accessory for summer. Lightweight and airy, they warm you just enough when you’re in the shade. You can take them off and stash them quickly if it should get too warm. And with a pretty pin, you can even still wear them while at the seaside without it flying off. (At least here being close to… Read more »

10 Awesome Things I Loved in April

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Things I loved - Mix & Mingle by Andrea Mowry

Another month is over. And this one was quite a ride. So I’ll dive right in with my favorite things of April. For the top two things in April I have no links. The very best thing that happened this month was Little Wolf’s 5th birthday. His birthday party was a blast (mostly for him) and exhausting (mostly for Papa… Read more »

Books I Love: (More) Sensational Knitted Socks

A Review
Knitting book review - more sensational knitted socks teaser

If you are a sock knitter and you don’t like knitting the same patterns over and over again you will sooner or later come to a point where you need inspiration and instructions to create your own. But how do you do that? Where do you start? What would even be a good stitch pattern to use on a sock?… Read more »

8 Beautiful & Fun Things I Loved in March

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Things I loved in March - Escape Reality by Lisa K. Ross

Another month is over. And again it’s time for another round-up of things I loved last month. So let’s jump right into it. 1 – 10 Light and Airy Patterns to Knit this Spring by Susanne @ Wooly Ventures Susanne put together a beautiful collection of feminine spring knits here. It came out while it was still freezing and grey here,… Read more »

22 Amazing Patterns You Will Love to Knit This Spring

spring knitting patterns - Sudden Bliss by Kristina Vilimaite

Spring is coming around the bend – at least in these parts. Actually, it should be here already, but it doesn’t quite feel like it yet. I do love winter, but it’s been cold and grey for so long that I can hardly wait for spring. I can even feel a bout of startitis coming! Right now I am just… Read more »

5 Knitting Tools You Need to Begin Your Knitting Life

knitting tools

You’ve heard magazine after magazine and website after website proclaim knitting to be the new yoga. You’ve heard of all the benefits of knitting for you and your family and friends. And you’ve seen all those cute hats, those beautiful shawls and adorable children’s clothes you could be making. And now you want to give it a try yourself? But… Read more »

Beautiful Yarn, Excellent Knitting and Spring in Paris

An Interview with Katie of Unicorn Yarn Co.
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Do you love hand-dyed yarn? Let’s be honest, if you are a knitter, the answer is most likely a resounding “Yes!” I have shared beautiful yarn with you before and will continue to do so. I love yarn and l like to share what I love. And I especially love hand dyed yarn. My friend Katie – the creative mind… Read more »