Tips for Getting Your Sweater to Fit and Look Good

Choosing The Right Color Of YarnBy Liat Gat - Founder / Sweaters / November 5, 2020 / No Comments

We already discussed ease and choosing the size and shape of sweater that’s right for you. Now, to make sure your sweater actually turns out the size that you planned, your gauge and color must be right on target.

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An “Ease-y” Way to Get Your Sweater Just Right

Giant fuzzy blue sweater lots of easeBy Liat Gat - Founder / Sweaters / November 4, 2020 / No Comments

A very important thing to understand about getting your sweater the right size is the concept of ease, which is how loose or tight a sweater is on you. It is a matter of preference.

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Tips for Knitting Your First Sweater – Lessons Learned from a Sweater Horror Story

blue sweater on a hangerBy Liat Gat - Founder / Sweaters / November 3, 2020 / No Comments

Since at this point in your knitting journey you might be contemplating knitting your first sweater or “real” garment, here’s a little miniseries on the lessons I learned when knitting my first sweater, and tips on how to make your experience much smoother.

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Shop Now! Felted Slippers Class + FREE Knitalong

Shop Now! Felted SlippersBy Liat Gat - Founder / Felted Slippers / October 27, 2020 / No Comments

Shop Now! Felted Slippers Class + FREE Knitalong. Knit an easy and adorable pair of Felted Slippers in this step-by-step video class from KnitFreedom. Join our Community Knitalong FREE when you purchase from this page, before November 18th.

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2020 – The Year of the Slipper

Brusca yarn by RetrosarioBy Mary Claire Phillips - KnitFreedom Knitting Expert / Felted Slippers, Guest Posts / October 25, 2020 / 17 Comments

I don’t know about y’all, but 2020 for me has been the year of the slipper. Now that I spend so much time at home, slippers are the perfect way to putter about the house.

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How to Calculate How Many Yards of Leftover Yarn You Have

Yarn on scale sm squareBy Mary Claire Phillips - KnitFreedom Knitting Expert / Yarn / October 24, 2020 / No Comments

Have some leftover yarn and a kitchen scale? Here’s a helpful guide showing how to calculate how many yards of leftover yarn you have.

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Correction: Yardage Info for Felted Slippers

Malabrigo RastitaBy Liat Gat - Founder / Felted Slippers / October 23, 2020 / No Comments

The yardage posted in version 1.1 of our Felted Slipper pattern was calculated for only one slipper, not two! The correct yardage is: 90 (130, 180, 330, 440) yds 100% wool DK-weight yarn.

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Clarification: You Do Not Need to Use Signature Needles On Our Felted Slippers Project

By Liat Gat - Founder / Felted Slippers / October 22, 2020 / No Comments

I’ve heard from some students that they are looking for Signature needles for the Felted Slippers project. Just to clarify, you do NOT need to use Signature needles. ANY needles, straight or circular, in US size 10 will be fine.

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Peek Inside The Felted Slippers Class

Slippers Milo hands 1 sm square cropBy Liat Gat - Founder / Felted Slippers / October 21, 2020 / 8 Comments

In response to our last post, many of you said that felted slippers sounds like a perfect project for you right at this time. Here are details about the price, knitalong start date, and what you’ll need in terms of yarn.

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New Subscribers – Come Say Hi!

Knitting Superstar original image square crop 2 smBy Liat Gat - Founder / Community / October 21, 2020 / 13 Comments

Welcome to KnitFreedom! If you’ve just signed up, you’ve got wonderful things in store. Download your free patterns, get your Video Knitting Dictionary, and come introduce yourself.

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