Saturday, December 14, 2013

Twist & Drop your Garter Scarf

Here's a very quick scarf to knit.
  Use a super-bulky yarn to really speed up your gift knitting!

Friday, December 13, 2013

Sock Club 2014

** 2014 Sock Club, NOW FREE TO JOIN** 

Yarn Mountain Sock Club is designed for enthusiastic sock knitters that like to interact, learn, and celebrate their work.  Each month, all members will receive a custom designed pattern, perks, and tutorials. It's free to join, and purchase is not required.  You can use your own yarn, subscribe to yarn shipments to match the pattern each month, or choose any sock yarn with a 5% discount. There's something for everyone here, and I look forward to you joining in! 
Christina Blount Presnell

Free Membership Includes:
  • A custom designed pattern ($5.00 value) each month
  • Access to Sock Club Pattern Database (currently contains over sixteen patterns and growing!)
  • Exclusive discounts off of all sock yarn purchases
  • Free individual online workshops to help you along
  • Monthly designer podcast Q & A and tutorials for the featured Sock-Along pattern
  • Free Discussion Forum category in The Knitting Lodge community site
  • Multiple Subscription Options

Looking for a specific pattern?  Access to all of the free patterns shown below is sent via email once membership is confirmed, and new patterns are being added each month!

Already a Member?   Click HERE to access the secure pattern database.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

How to Knit Socks for Men

Here's a self-paced tutorial and knitting pattern for a basic ribbed pair of socks for men, knit from the top down.   Simple lines and construction make for an easy to knit sock that will quickly become his favorite.  Follow along with the tutorials for each step of the process, learn as you go, all on your own schedule.

View, Save, Share, and Print the pattern here.

Access the Video Tutorials here.