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Articles of Interest -- A Professional Knitter's Secrets to Getting Things Done
Articles of Interest -- A Professional Knitter's Secrets to Getting Things Done
By Sue Jalowiec
"Is this sweater ever going to be done?" "How many decreases do I have left to work?" "Did I work that last increase at the end of the row?" "Where is my row counter?"
Articles of Interest -- Fashioning a Life of Design
Articles of Interest -- Fashioning a Life of Design
By Tabetha Hedrick
Long before middle school even began, Sule was dreaming up new ideas, determined to translate her conceptual ideas into the world of fashion design.
Articles of Interest -- Romping With Rectangles
Articles of Interest -- Romping With Rectangles
By Beth Whiteside
As knitters, we are familiar with rectangles as scarves, shawls, pillows and place mats. A single rectangle of fabric -- draped, folded, strategically seamed, scaled up or down -- is the basis for many types of historical garments. A look at those garments can spark ideas for simple summer knits of your own.
Articles of Interest -- Warp, Weft, Shuttle, Shed: Weaving for Knitters
Articles of Interest -- Warp, Weft, Shuttle, Shed: Weaving for Knitters
By Liz Gipson
Knitters and weavers both share a love of yarn. Knitters work yarn in connecting loops. Weavers work yarn in under/over interlacements. Knitting excels at creating objects with shaping (think wearables). Weaving excels at efficiently creating yardage (think home interiors). They both enrich our lives.
Color Innovations -- A Welcome Contrast
Color Innovations -- A Welcome Contrast
Design by Sandi Prosser
Right on trend for summer, this easy color-blocked T-shirt is the perfect wardrobe addition. Experiment with different color combinations to create a unique, individual tee.
Color Innovations -- At the Beach
Color Innovations -- At the Beach
Design by Fiona Ellis
This is a super-easy striped tank worked in fun summer colors. The lace patterning at the yoke gives a shot of solid color and interest in the knitting. The top is edged with crochet and has an optional crochet flower accent.
Color Innovations -- Helios Wrap
Color Innovations -- Helios Wrap
Design by Ashley Forde Rao
This easy wrap turns ladder lace on its side to create bold openwork stripes with intarsia color blocking and fun fringed edges.
Color Innovations -- Take My Breath Away
Color Innovations -- Take My Breath Away
Design by Sandi Prosser
Designed with a stepping color-block pattern, this fitted tank will add interest to your summer wardrobe. Experiment with your favorite color combinations, or as an alternative, knit entirely in one color.
Color Innovations -- Woven Scrubby
Color Innovations -- Woven Scrubby
Design by Constance Hall
A simple pulled-thread technique transforms flat woven squares into a 3-D scrubby. Stack them together and add an I-cord hanger to make the perfect take-a-break-from your-worries-and-cares accessory.
Color Innovations -- Zoe
Color Innovations -- Zoe
Design by Melissa Leapman
The organic wool and nettle yarn offers up clear stitch definition without sacrificing a splendid feel to the finished fabric.
Ethereal Delights -- Celeste
Ethereal Delights -- Celeste
Design by Sandi Prosser
This easy stockinette cropped cardigan with just a hint of lace creates a timeless wardrobe essential.
Ethereal Delights -- Cirrus
Ethereal Delights -- Cirrus
Design by Sandi Prosser
As light as a feather, this elegant tank has added appeal through its asymmetrical lower fronts worked in a Cable & Lace pattern which decreases below the garter band.
Ethereal Delights -- Dayflower
Ethereal Delights -- Dayflower
Design by E. J. Slayton
This romantic little scarf has just a hint of sparkle with its knitted-in beads.
Ethereal Delights -- Ocean Breeze
Ethereal Delights -- Ocean Breeze
Design by Sule Kaya
This is the perfect shawl for summer nights -- simple, airy and stylish.
Ethereal Delights -- Shimmering Shoulder Wrap
Ethereal Delights -- Shimmering Shoulder Wrap
Design by Cheryl Beckerich
This wrap is an elegant, yet comfortable lace shawl. The ends are split so that the lower portion can drape down, while the upper end can wrap over the shoulder or vice versa.
Ethereal Delights -- Summer Skies
Ethereal Delights -- Summer Skies
Design by Fiona Ellis
This cardigan is worked in multiple directions: The bottom border is worked side to side, then stitches are picked up along the straight edge to work the body. The body is worked in one piece to the armholes, and then divided for the back and fronts.
Ethereal Delights -- Whisper
Ethereal Delights -- Whisper
Design by Lois S. Young
Big eyelets arranged in columns of triangles pointing up and then down are like arrows showing the way to an ethereal wrap with a modern twist.
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Beachcomber Headbands
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Beachcomber Headbands
Designs by Tracy Orvik
This simple headband design and its variations allow you to socialize with friends and lighten your stash without a difficult pattern or stitch to get in the way of pure knitting fun and conversation. It is a mini-project that can fit anywhere, so you can knit anytime!
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Breakwater
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Breakwater
Design by Jodi Lewanda
The easy drop-stitch pattern, simple boatneck and minimal shaping make this shell a super-quick knit.
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Little Sailor Boy
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Little Sailor Boy
Designs by Kathy North
All Hands On Deck! Be ready to set sail with this matching set.
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Little Sailor Girl
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Little Sailor Girl
Designs by Kathy North
Ahoy! Your little one will look fresh as an ocean breeze when dressed in this nautical-themed outfit.
Nautical Knits & Purls -- My Bonnie Lass
Nautical Knits & Purls -- My Bonnie Lass
Design by Fiona Ellis
Stranded colorwork in graphic patterning is combined with solid-color sleeves, hemline and upper yoke.
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Nantucket
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Nantucket
Design by E. J. Slayton
When all you need is an extra layer, this simple vest is the perfect fit.
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Safe Harbor
Nautical Knits & Purls -- Safe Harbor
Design by Caroline Moore
This jewel of a cowl is luxurious to knit with Be Sweet's Bamboo yarn and positively decadent to wear.
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Amazing Grace
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Amazing Grace
Design by Sandi Rosner
This openwork shawl adorned with delicate leaf-flanked edges will satisfy your taste for lace.
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Linen & Lace Shawl
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Linen & Lace Shawl
Design by Courtney Spainhower
This large rectangular shawl is worked with two contrasting stitches: one that is firm and dense, and one that is open and airy, creating a piece that has gently curving edges. Linen & Lace will transition beautifully between seasons, making it a versatile piece you'll love to wear.
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Midsummer Night's Dream
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Midsummer Night's Dream
Design by Iris Schreier, courtesy of TSC Artyarns
This one-skein summery shawl is a quick-knit made with the wildly popular feather and fan lace pattern finished with a delicate openwork edging.
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- On Pointe
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- On Pointe
Design by Susan Robicheau
Add some fun to your summer knitting with this perfect for-the-beginner mitered knitted "necklace".
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Periwinkle
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Periwinkle
Design by Susan Robicheau
This knitted jewel will wake up your wardrobe with a pop of color!
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Plum Dandy
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Plum Dandy
Design by Adrienne Larsen
The space between the contrast-color garter ridge grows with the shawl, adding visual interest.
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Slip Into Summer
Shawls, Wraps & Collars -- Slip Into Summer
Design by Beth Whiteside
One-row stripes, all knit, make this shawlette simple summer knitting. What's the secret? Circular needles that let you slide stitches to where the working yarn waits. Seam one end to the other edge and your shawlette will stay put on your shoulders!
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Chain-Link Fence
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Chain-Link Fence
Design by Sarah Hollman
The Annie's editors decided to have a little fun with a variety of stitch patterns to create this collection of scarves. Turn the page to discover our "Mini Stitch Dictionary," used to make each of these creations.
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Cockleshell Lace Scarf
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Cockleshell Lace Scarf
Design by Michele Fortune
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Everyone's First Scarf
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Everyone's First Scarf
Design by Christy Schmitz
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Favorite Blue Jeans
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Favorite Blue Jeans
Design by Tanya Fox
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Peapod Cabled Scarf
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Peapod Cabled Scarf
Design by Suzi Herman
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Trellis Twist
Summertime Skinny Scarves -- Trellis Twist
Design by Kara Gott Warner
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