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SewKnit
Detroit, MI
So you want to sew & knit at the same time...this is your place!!
Interests: Creatively combining the art of knitting and sewing for unique designs
Recent Activity
Laurie- Thank You! Believe it or not I just used one strand! It came out much fuller then I thought.
Toggle Commented Feb 3, 2012 on Cashmere Cowl at Fashionista Zone
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Cashmere Cowl Courtesy of Jessica Hauser (SewKnit) - 2012 Yarn Used: 2 Skeins - “Art Yarn” Cashmere Sock Yarn Needles : 5mm - US 8 24-inch Circular Cast on 210 sts, place marker and join in the round. Garter Edging Knit 6 rounds of garter (garter in the round =... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2012 at Fashionista Zone
SewKnit is now following Jennifer Lang
Aug 4, 2011
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Ran across a very cool knitting technique today.....Hand Knitting! It has been around for some time; but, today was my first introduction of this technique. Teresa Dair, an Australian designer, utilizing hand knitting in her design of beautiful scarves!!! Can't wait to experiment!!!!!!!!!! Check out a Hand Knitting Video!! Teresa... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
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Christine Jonson is one of the best in the business of sewing with and designing patterns for knit fabric. Her patterns are extremely versatile, fun to make, comfortable to wear while looking very put-together and professional!!!! Thank You Christine for sharing your years of sewing knowledge, pattern designing skills, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
Our favorite organization tools..... Journal Pages by Kathryn Ivy: (including finished projects, projects En Queue, needle inventory)http://kathrynivy.com/patterns/extras/knitting-journal/  Needle Cases/Holders: Lantern Moon Double Pointed Needle Holder Happy Bags, etc. Brand Circular Needle Case (they do not appear to have a website... I know "The Knitting Room" in Birmingham, Michigan sells... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
SewKnit is now following robyn
Jun 18, 2011
A couple years ago a friend drew my attention to a fantastic blog, her favorite blog for that matter (and she was a regular reader of many blogs). Very interested I immediately went to http://rosa-r.blogspot.com/ and was surprised to see that the entire blog was written in German without any... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
A common question that often comes up when teaching knitting classes are .... "Should I be knitting for the current season or off season?" There is not really an answer to that question. It is sometimes difficult to knit (crochet, sew, design) off season as most people get inspired by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
There are so many creative ideas that can be incorporated into fashion!! Please share what inspires you?? Is it an intense color, a favorite photograph, a unique fabric, a textured skein of yarn?? Fashion is an amazing thing, there are ways to include just about anything that inspires you!! Enjoy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
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Inspiration always seems to come when it is least expected. While shopping on Anthropology.com looking for clothes to purchase....NOT MAKE :-) I stumbled upon this top. The crocheted embellishment is so stunning and a perfect representation of SewKnit....or SewCrochet :-) I was quickly taken off the shopping track and have... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
SewKnit is now following Beata Basik
May 19, 2011
SewKnit is now following Bobbin Talk
May 4, 2011
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Ran across an excerpt of a Merton quote today....it was quite inspirational. The thought of freeing the creative mind, not worrying about pleasing others, but trusting the drive in your heart to do what is right for you is such a wonderful goal to strive for. The photograph of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
SewKnit added a favorite at Rebecca Danger
Apr 9, 2011
SewKnit is now following Rebecca Danger
Apr 9, 2011
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In honor of opening day in Detroit!! Good Luck this season tigers!!! **A disclaimer about the pattern** This is our first published pattern. So please be patient with any mistakes or unclear wording. We are trying to find the best way to write patterns so that it is clear to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
Super Cute!!!!! I love them all but I definety have to make something with the green cute bots!! Can't Wait :-)
Toggle Commented Apr 7, 2011 on Sneaky Fabric Peeky at i heart linen
SewKnit is now following Katherine Lee
Mar 29, 2011
SewKnit is now following Account Deleted
Feb 23, 2011
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Progress has been made on the long debated argyle blanket. You may recall we here at SewKnit had gone through quite a creative brainstorming process regarding this blanket. Here are some pictures with the initial results. Although we are satisfied with the knitted portion of the blanket, we have not... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
Click on the 2 minute video for inspiration while creating your own works of art!!! Fashion is a wonderful mix of different mediums such as fabric and yarn......or plastic and lights :-) Whatever your medium, be creative and bold!!! Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2011 at Fashionista Zone
SewKnit is now following Veganknitting
Feb 8, 2011
SewKnit added a favorite at six and a half stitches
Feb 2, 2011