Knits Just In!

18 Important Life Lessons To Learn From Knitting – I’m sure all of you can identify with at least a few of these! #2 is definitely my favourite.

How to use a life line in knitting – This technique has saved me headaches and tears in the past, it’s a real life-saver. If the next part of your project looks complicated and fills you with dread, stick a life line in there

Medical students knit one, purl one – More than 50 students at the University of Otago, New Zealand, have knitted booties, hats and jackets to donate to the neonatal unit, some of them learning to knit so they could get involved. Wonderful!

Nike Unveils Knitted Shoes That Makes You Feel Like You Are Running In Socks – Even Nike have caught the knitting bug! I wonder how comfortable these are? They look pretty cool!

Wool And The Gang Raises $2.8M Seed Round To Rethink Fashion Production Via Knitting – Wool and the Gang are starting a knitting revolution, allowing customers to buy knitting kits and then sell the finished garments back to the website. Interesting concept, I’ll be interested to see if it takes off!

‘Yarn-bomber’ made a sweater for this statue of Mister Rogers – We never had Mister Rogers in the UK, but if you are active on the Internet then you are bound to meet a lot of US and Canadian folks who loved Mister Rogers, so even I know what he was all about. What a lovely yarn bombing!

Luljeta Zenka “These Torturous Knitting Lessons That I Survived” – Luljeta performs a piece about bonding with her grandmother over knitting lessons as a young girl.

Knits Just In

3 Comments

  • Amanda

    26 July 2013 at 14:39 Reply

    Aww, I love the Mr. Rogers sweater! And it’s extra-appropriate, too – did you know that his mother knitted every single one of the cardigans he wore on the show?

    • Sarah

      26 July 2013 at 14:57 Reply

      Aww, I didn’t know that. How lovely!

  • dayanaknits

    03 August 2013 at 05:10 Reply

    oh, look at those nikes!

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