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Book Giveaway: Colorwork Knitting by Sarah E. White

As mentioned in Poetry in Yarn Video Podcast episode 5: Colorwork Knitting: 25 Spectacular Sweaters, Hats, and Accessories Author: Sarah E. White This book is a great survey of the various knitting techniques for colorwork. Instructions and patterns are included for striping, striping with self-striping yarn, slip stitch, stranded, and intarsia. I loved the tips for knitting stripes in the …

Poetry in Yarn Podcast: Episode 3 + Coupon Code

On crocheters learning to knit and disqualifying my husband. Click here for the audio only version. Main Topic:  Crocheters learning to Knit Episode Notes Links: Milk + Honey lotion bars are now Love + Leche Warm Days, Cool Knits: Lighter Designs for Every Season Hiya Hiya Knitting Needles Denise Interchangeable Knitting Needles Go to the Poetry in Yarn Ravelry store …

Poetry in Yarn Podcast: Episode 2 + Giveaway

Click here for the audio only version. Main Topic: Combination Knitting Episode Notes Links: New England Yarn and Spindle Classes Colorwork Knitting: 25 Spectacular Sweaters, Hats, and Accessories Milk + Honey lotion bars are now Love + Leche To enter the giveaway: email prize@poetryinyarn.com with the special code word. Entry must be received by midnight ET on May 9th.

Sneak Peek

Check out the new knit pattern and new crochet pattern coming soon:

Weighing Yarn Part 1

The most accurate way to tell how much yarn you’re using up or will need for a project is to measure the length. Unfortunately, this often isn’t practical. In order to accurately determine the length of yarn used, many designers use a work around by weighing the yarn. Even if you aren’t a designer, you’ll probably find weighing your yarn …