Louet North America knows that when it comes to your hobbies, it’s easy to have an overabundance of items cluttering your space. One of the easiest ways to scale down your knitting supplies is to use supplies that are good for more than one purpose. Interchangeable knitting needles are one way that you can reduce the number of knitting needles that you need to have on hand for all your projects. Continue reading
At Louet North America, we understand your need to knit. Knitting is one of those activities that make you feel relaxed and soothed while creating something new for the world to enjoy. It’s a wonderful feeling. The repetition that comes from knitting is one of the things that makes it so peaceful, but that repetitive motion can be hard on your hands and wrists. For those that suffer from carpal tunnel or worry about repetitive motion injuries, there are ergonomic knitting needles. Continue reading
The New Year is rolling around and with it, New Year’s Resolutions. Have you been wanting to knit a sweater? Let’s make this the year!
Use the Instagram hashtag #2018Sweater, and share with us your progress knitting (your first or 100th) sweater!
If you’re an avid knitter, maybe you want to take the opportunity to challenge yourself. Brioche? One sweater a month? Fair Isle? It’s up to you… and we want to see what you’re making!
We LOVE Gems Worsted for sweaters, it’s machine washable and pill-resistant 100% merino. Yum! Check in at your local yarn store (or order from our site) in your fave color!
Some of our fave sweater patterns
There is no end to the amazing collection of sweater patterns available (here is a link to the Ravelry search for sweater patterns)… here are a few of our faves for different levels/niches:
- Great first sweater pattern: Flax by Tin Can Knits
- Experimenting with knits and purls: Erin by Louet North America (our newsletter subscribers get this one for FREE! Details below!)
- For those in warmer climates: Vitamin D by Heidi Kirrmaier (works up fantastically in Euroflax Sport linen)
- Colorwork/Stranded Knitting: Vintersol by Jennifer Steinglass
- Cables: Antler Cardigan by Tin Can Knits
Get Erin, for FREE!
Sign up for our newsletter to get the pattern for Erin! Click ‘sign up for our newsletter’ and subscribe to our knitting segment and you’ll get the pattern delivered to your inbox!
Don’t forget to share photos using the hashtag #2018Sweater. And follow us on Instagram!