Knitting

Ingebretsen’s loves knitting so much, there’s an entire half of our store dedicated to yarn, knitwear, and countless other needle craft supplies! You can read about topics related to knitting here, from staff and members of our knitting community.

 

Why bother with a gauge swatch?

Skeins of new yarn just call to you to jump in and start knitting. I won’t ask for a show ...
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Australia Needs Your Help

We’ve all been watching the devastation taking place in Australia with the wildfires. Efforts are being taken to save not ...
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Quick knits that are lovely gifts

Knitting patterns that are enjoyable to make and feasible to finish in time for Christmas are not unicorns. They do ...
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Wendy J. Johnson: Celebrating Swedish Knitting Traditions

“My mission is to let people know about Swedish knitting, “ says Wendy J. Johnson, knitting designer and instructor. Her ...
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It’s summertime, and the knittin’ is easy…

Summer knitting is fun. It just requires a few adjustments.  Going to an air-conditioned room is one option. The other, ...
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Designer Profile: Theresa Gaffey

Theresa Gaffey, working on a modular shawl. Theresa Gaffey is a bit of a Renaissance woman, though she is more ...
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Designer Profile: Nancy Lindberg “I knew that I had to make this my job.”

When knitters who want dependable, well-written patterns come to the needlework store, they know to go to the big binder ...
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A Shaggy Dog Story

It’s a fiber 8 times warmer than wool. It doesn’t shrink when washed and it doesn’t stretch. And if you ...
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Teacher Profile: Kate Sterner with Singlade bollar

Kate with a handful of the many singlade balls she has stitched. There is a basket on a table in ...
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Ingebretsen’s teacher profile: Kate Running

When you visit Ingebretsen’s and see the SKHR knitting patterns in our needlework store or read the posters for upcoming ...
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