Playdate cardigan in size 6-12 months

Knitting the Playdate Cardigan For Kids

The Playdate Cardigan pattern comes from Tin Can Knits. I bought and printed out the pattern a few days ago and have since been working my way through this cute sweater. The pattern has size adjustments from 0-3 months to 4XL…. so you can knit it for just about anyone. I chose to knit the […]

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Bald baby in a white bucket

Knitting For a Baby Somewhere, How to Begin?

After spending a good part of my morning filing more Amazon infringement notices concerning people selling my stolen images on the site… grrrrr… I bought a baby sweater pattern from Tin Can Knits. Then I felt better. All baby photos on this page are courtesy of photographers on Pixabay. The pattern is called Playdate, and […]

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storing and organizing yarn and knitting projects

Practice Knitting a Cardigan, Tips for Beginners

If you are like me, sweater knitting is frightening. I’ve knit two now and I’m still intimidated by knitting a large project. For so long I checked out the forums and blogs and knitwear designer sites and would be amazed that people could create such things from strands of yarn. They all seemed so intricate […]

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shawl

Two Free Triangle Shawl Knitting Patterns Perfect For Beginners

For those knitters who can knit and purl and easily do simple stitches (or are willing to learn), I’ve found two free shawl knitting patterns. The word “beginner” is relative.  I’ve been knitting for many years, yet I consider myself a beginner knitter.  I say this because every time I try a more difficult pattern, […]

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