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Most of our knit projects on the blog begin with the Long Tail Cast On also known as the Double Cast On. It’s one of the most versatile, popular, and most recognizable cast ons. It provides a firm edge with just enough elasticity for a variety of projects and is excellent for beginners.
We love yarn. It is really that simple. Yarn is our favorite crafting material no matter if we are knitting, crocheting, working on a plastic canvas craft or doing some rug hooking. We, as fiber artists, love yarn. There are so many variables in yarn, particularly variables in yarn weights that having a yarn guide handy is a wonderful tool when shopping and planning for projects. Download and keep it in your Yarn Organizer, Knit Organizer and Crochet Organizer so you can keep all of that pertinent information at your fingertips.
As an avid crafter the Crochet Moss Stitch is one of my favorite stitch combinations and by far one of the most versatile. You can find use of the moss stitch technique when working with planned pooling like in the free Patterned Scarf Pattern. It looks wonderful worked in the round, from corner to corner, in garments afghans and accessories. This technique is featured in many of our most popular kits like the Chasing Rainbows Blanket, and the Linen Ripple Blanket. Give the crochet moss stitch a try and explore the possibilities in crochet.
The Seersucker stitch combination creates a beautiful diamond texture in the fabric of your work. It’s a simple stitch combination and all you really need is to know how to cast on, how to knit and how to purl. If you can do that, and love texture then, this is the stitch for you.
Prism is a wonderfully unique yarn that just so happens to be a favorite of ours to design with. This week we feature some of the best FREE and Paid Patterns designed with Prism.
Mary Maxim Prism is by far one of our most popular lightweight yarns. It is favored for its unique characteristics and the yarn’s luminescent color. We love working with this yarn and know that you will too. In this post we talk about how to work with roving yarns and why they are so special.