I have been looking for something a little more challenging to try other than scarves and thought a kids jumper would be ideal. My nephews are at the age where unless it has a designer name plastered across the front of everything they won't wear it, so I was looking for a more welcoming recipient. I came across a website for charity called Feed the Children. They explained that they are looking for donations of hand knitted jumpers, blankets etc that they can send to orphaned and abandoned children in the third world and developing countries. The stories of the te
I have been knitting for a little over a year now and am working my second sweater and have ventured into mittens, socks, and a few other projects. I never feel comfortable joining yarn. I currently use the Russian join method of adding yarn found on 'Knittinghelp.com" but have never felt totally comfortable. What is the best method of adding on?
Thanks for any advice.
Exactly how is this accomplished and after I finish the project then what?
This is my first post here.
I'm a long time knitter who took up spinning about 6 or 7 years ago.
I currently am working on two sweaters and a pair of socks. I always have a pair of socks on the needles, they are my take along project -- I don't need a pattern and handknit socks are always nice to have. The current pair are multicolored, hand-dyed merino tencel blend. They look gorgeous and feel nice, but I won't be knitting any more socks with this yarn as it just doesn't have enough give. It's very inelastic and I like my socks to be a bit more stretchy and cushy than this.