Category: Knitting

Get to know knitwear desginer Rahymah UmmNoura in this interview. Read on Sakeenah.com #knit #knitting 14

Interview with Knitwear Designer Rahymah UmmNoura

  It’s a pleasure to present an interview with knitwear designer Rahymah UmmNoura of Rahymah Handworks. Rahymah’s designs are stunning and I really admire them, mashaallah. Rahymah’s most recent design, La Pasionaria, is an elegant beaded cardigan that is a beauty to behold. I’ll let the picture speak for itself. Grab a cup of tea and let’s get to know Rahymah. How did you first learn to knit? When I was a small child, my grandmother taught me the basics (after I got on her nerves begging her to do so). I felt like I was struggling a lot with...

Over 50 Websites to Get Free & Original Knitting Patterns! 10

Over 50 Websites to Get Free Knitting Patterns

Listed in alphabetical order, here is a list of over 50 sites that offer free knitting patterns. All links are to sites that offer original knitting patterns, not copied collections from other places. Whether you are looking for free knitting patterns for beginners, instructions on how to knit or free patterns for knitting stitches, you can find it here! Please share my link if you would like to share the post. Are you a visual learner? Check out the Complete Beginner’s Guide to Knitting DVD. A Amazon – No Kindle needed! You can get Free Knitting Patterns instantly on Amazon....

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The Magic Knot or Double Knot- The New Way to Join Yarn

Well, it’s new to me. I recently came across this video explaining the “magic knot”, which is a double knot used to join yarn. Till now, the Russian join has been my go-to technique, but I don’t like the added bulk. With the magic knot technique there are no tails left to weave in, the knot is not visible and there is no added bulk. I’ve been dreaming of making a scrapghan but have been scared away from the idea thinking about all those ends to weave in. Happy to have a way to make it faster and easier. “This...