In my first-ever KAL, I learned not only how to doslipped stitch (mosaic) colorwork, but I witnessed knitters from across the globe encouraging one another to learn, to make mistakes, and to problem solve in a creative, supportive, and totally non-judgemental environment!
Mosaic knitting is a form of colorwork knitting that makes use of simple slipped stitches to create intricate patterns and textures. While it looks complex, it’s actually very easy. We're here to confirm, there's no need to be intimidated!
In my search for the Ultimate Dog Sweater, I knit this one for Miss Jazzy B in Zen Yarn Garden's Serenity DK. Learn why I chose this yarn and what I thought of this pattern in this first installment (Take One) of The Ultimate Dog Sweater.
Our free Noro pattern giveaway has been extended through March 1st, and we've introduced a bunch of new patterns for you to choose from! Whether it's Kiri, Mirai or Ito you prefer, we have the patterns to go with...including some great crocheted items.
In my opinion, Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples in love. It’s for everyone. It’s an opportunity to share a little love with those we care about, whether that’s our significant others, our children, pets, family, and friends…or even ourselves!
What comes to mind whenyou think of holiday gift wrapping? Do you groan when thinking about the time it takes or do you get giddy imagining shiny paper, ribbon and bows? Here are some quick and easy yet fun and festive ideas for adding a crafty touch to your wrapping.
Last month we highlighted somewonderful knit and crochet patterns for holiday crafting and gifting. This month, we’ve got some great ideas to put under the tree (or in the stocking) for your favorite maker or crafter.
One of the things I love about weaving, especially on the rigid heddle loom, is that I can combine wildly different yarns to create a truly distinctive fabric with just the right "wow" factor. But weaving with mohair proved to be a little more difficult that I expected. Here are some tips.
Whether you’re creating gifts for the loved ones in your life, or just looking to relax and craft something special for yourself, we hope you’ll enjoy the season with beautiful yarns and patterns. Get inspired with some of our favorites for holiday gifting!
Weavers, Knitters & Crocheters—Mark your calendars now for the 2019 Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta. Izzy Knits will be there, October 5-6th at the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum in Vista, California. For a run-down on all that happened at the 2018 Fiesta this past weekend, read on...