The key selling points of knits
is their remarkable comfort, similar to T- shirts which are so familiar to consumers of all ages, a point that should be highlighted in ads.
Edging: With A and RS facing, beg at side seam, *pick up and knit
8 sts along top edge of end panel, 60 sts along top edge of side, 8 sts along top edge of end panel to side seam; rep from * once more--152 sts total.
If the fabric is really long, put a chair or a table next to the cutting table to catch the pool of fabric; this minimizes the stretch that occurs when a knit
fabric is allowed to hang.
Ms Morgan said the firm's nursing care department had been involved in the Big Knit
campaign for the past four years because it supports a cause they're already passionate about.
AND NATTER North knitters who have created the colourful exhibition of woolen craftwork, and some of their work, below.
Knitting is not hard to learn, she said, and those who would like to learn or those who already do knit
and would like to join can go to the Gathering Place at 352 Main St.
My nan taught me to knit
because her nan taught her," said 12-year-old Sophie Irving.
According to the Craft Yarn Council, in the past six years, the percentage of women under age 45 who know how to knit
and crochet has doubled to 18 percent.
The practice has certainly knit
a tight little community from a disparate group of Eugene residents.
The first pair you knit
ought to be with thick yarn--slightly thicker than sport weight, but sport weight will be fine.
She became known in the shorthand of the moment as "the knit
person," but a certain chilliness or ironic distance pervaded these pieces; this somewhat mocking stance problematized easy feminist labels, suggesting instead a stranger, more idiosyncratic engagement with questions of female subjectivity in the process of making art.