Have you ever wondered about self-patterning sock yarn? This surprisingly easy trick makes knitting a stripey sock easy! As you knit in the round, the dyed yarn creates block patterns all by itself. We have been loving the Pairfect sock yarn by Arne & Carlos from Regia and wanted to share this unique yarn with… More How to use Pairfect Sock Yarn
Christmas Stocking Pattern Ingebretsen’s is celebrating its 100th Anniversary! In honor of 100 years on Lake Street in South Minneapolis, our design team has been busy planning special anniversary merchandise. In-house graphic designer and knitting teacher, Kate Running designed a Christmas stocking featuring the opening year (1921), this year (2021), and the Ingebretsen’s logo. The… More New Anniversary Stocking Kit
I won’t ask for a show of hands, but how many of you have looked at a knitting pattern, shrugged at the line that says, “Make a gauge swatch” and entrusted the fit of your knitting project to wild optimism? Are you part of the knitting population who closes their eyes, clicks their heels, and… More Why bother with a gauge swatch?