Knitting is far from being an older generation's past-time these days with knitted designs for many items being very much in vogue.
Knitted clothes and accessories are always trendy. For this winter designers have set a cool, sporty feminine fashion for women. Coarse knit jackets and modern sweaters with patterns and relief designs are very much in vogue.
Getting into the Hobby . . . . . . . . . Once you get into knitting you begin to realize that when you say ‘knitting’ this does not just refer to clothes. There is a huge range of products that can be knitted, from sweaters, scarves and hats, to accessories for you and even for your kitchen. Pop back to the store and look again because several kitchen accessories are knitted and are very much in vogue currently.
You can choose from a funny cotton apron with knitted elephants, giraffes, or any other animal , a cafeteria cosie with different designs that will make your morning coffee even sweeter and will keep your coffee warm, many towels which come in different sizes and shapes.
Famous Magazine for knitters-
There's a famous American knitting magazine published four times a year called Vogue Knitting. Each issue is packed with many interesting items and you can enjoy the beautiful pictures that present amazing knitted clothes and accessories. You will find knitting patterns , catalogues and even suggestions for Christmas and birthday gifts.
Vogue Knitting magazine identifies the latest fashion trends for knitted garments. . They search out what methods of knitting, stitches, effects etc have caught the eye of famous designers and also their opinion about colors and materials. For example, Vogue Knitting magazine is presenting the grioche stitch as a felicitous rediscovery and it brings après-ski wear in vogue.
Vogue magazine helps identify how to match colors for maximum effect. But, although the trend report is highly regarded the mag also offers very interesting in depth articles covering the history of knitting & knitted items, like the history of the knitted footwear as an example.
Toby Russell owns & operates http://www.knitting4beginners.com – an information site for beginners to knitting.