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Here are the top ten articles for the Knitting Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Manos del Uruguay Yarn
A Fair Trade certified country, Manos del Uruguay helps women in rural areas support themselves and their families. Oh, and the company also produces gorgeous yarns.
2. Stranded Knitting
Stranded knitting is a special technique that results in beautiful colorwork. This article discusses some how-tos to keep in mind.
3. A Few Good Reasons to Knit Socks
Why would anyone knit an item that costs only a few dollars at Target? Well, knitters have good reasons!
4. Bohus Stickning
Everyone was hungry during the worldwide Great Depression of the 1930’s. In Sweden, however, a woman named Emma Jacobsson decided to do something about it. The result is knitting history.
5. Project Linus
Like Linus, children all over the United States depend on their 'blankies' for comfort when ill or enduring trauma. Project Linus is a charity that provides these blankets.
6. Review of 150 Scandinavian Motifs
Looking for a dictionary of Scandinavian color patterns? Mary Jane Mucklestone has you covered!
7. Holiday Knitting
For many people, the best part of knitting is the ability to shower loved ones with gifts, especially during the holidays. It’s important to think this through before beginning in order to limit frustration and burnout. Here are some tips for knitting your way through the holiday season.
8. The Sweater Curse
Urban legend, or common sense caution? The “sweater curse” is actually protection for one’s soul.
9. Illusion Knitting
Illusion or Shadow knitting allows you to make your knitting look different depending on the angle you view it at.
10. Yarn Weights From Thick to Thin
Yarn weights explored. What is the best weight yarn to use and what is the stitch per inch associated with each size of yarn.
Be sure to visit the Knitting Archives for all the articles!
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