3 DESIGNS KNITTED WITH 1 SKEIN: THE DONNA INFINITY-COWL-SCARF

In this episode I will present a new kit I designed for SKEINO: The Donna Infinity-Cowl-Scarf. It is made using one skein of our Donna Super-Bulky yarn.

There are 3 quick and easy to knit patterns that came with each kit. You can choose your favorite option at home.

Oh, and of course there are some knitting tips in here too! 🙂

As always the patterns are free to download on our product page.
You can find the Donna Infinity-Cowl-Scarf Kit here: http://ss1.us/a/l9h9sy7D

 

Here are some photos of the 3 designs:

As always free free to ask me anything on Youtube or here in the comments section.

 

Love,

Bjorn

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TAPESTRY VEST – KNITTING TUTORIAL

This knitting tutorial is about SKEINO’s new Tapestry Vest. Follow me along as I walk you through the construction of the vest in the video.

I will show you the finished front and back first and then we will go into detail with the construction of each of these parts.

The Tapestry Vest is really fun to knit! As always you can download the complete pattern on our product page as a PDF link.

The knitting kit for the Tapestry Vest can be found here: http://ss1.us/a/3Jq877RT

 

http://ss1.us/a/3Jq877RT

 

Please let me know what you think about the Tapestry Vest in the comments or on Youtube.

 

Love,

Bjorn

KNITTING WITH TWO DIFFERENT YARNS USING THE SAME NEEDLE SIZE

In this episode we will take a look at how you can knit a project with two different yarn weights without having to change the needle size.

As an example I will knit SKEINO’s newest kit, the Denali Shawl. I designed this piece using our Flame Yarn which is super bulky and our Merino-Nylon Sock yarn. I love the textures of the different fibers and I thought you might like it too.

The Denali Shawl can be found here: http://ss1.us/a/QD9JnI34

 

As always please let me know your thoughts and questions down in the comment section or on Youtube.

 

Love,

Bjorn

KNITTING TUTORIAL: BAUHAUS MITERED SHAWL

From now our weekly video episodes will feature more knitting tutorials supporting the featured kit in the newsletter. That way you can discover our new kits even quicker and you will have direct support using the comments section.

This week Bjorn will start with the wonderful Bauhaus Mitered Shawl:

The design of SKEINO’s MITERED SHAWL was inspired by the German BAUHAUS school of design. Bjorn’s weaving teacher Margarete Reichardt was a former Bauhaus student. She studied under the direction of Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky. In memory of his time working with her in her workshop he created this shawl.

The easy design is based on three mitered squares which are seamlessly worked in one piece to form the shawl. This luscious yarn is DK weight and the fibers are extra fine merino 19.5 micron. The yarn is treated superwash for an easy care. The Garter Stitch pattern supports the characteristic graphical shape.

The design comes in two different color options:

1. Three skeins in the same color: The first skein will be knitted up in a diamond shaped square with an increase line in the middle. After finishing this you use half of the stitches for a right and a left second and third square of the same size. These two squares have a decrease line in the center.

2. Three skeins in three different colors: All three colors are being used for the three squares. The pattern provides a chart, which is easy to follow. Otherwise everything is the same.

Don’t pass up this opportunity to knit this exiting piece for yourself or someone else. This interesting shape is very easy to knit. The handpainted yarn will not pool or zigzag because of the constant increases or decreases. The three color version will create a stunning effect, almost a one of a kind piece.

This is a great beginners piece and you will have fun with it when you see the construction growing.

 

Please let me know what you think about this new format. Feel free to leave your comments and questions here in the comments sections or directly on Youtube.

 

Love,

Bjorn

HOW TO KNIT BOBBLES

In this episode I will talk about a fun subject: How to knit bobbles.
If you have never knitted bobbles or bubbles before you will find that it’s not too difficult. I’m using two different colored yarns so that it is easy to see for you.

I hope you liked this episode. As always any comments or questions are more than welcome.

Love,

Bjorn

HOW TO MAKE ONE STITCH (M1)

A customer recently told me that she didn’t know what “Make One” (M1) means. I said I would be more than happy to cover the subject on the SKEINO video blog.

Making One is really simple and in this video I will show you a few options to do so.

 

So what do you think about Making One Stitch? Also if you have a subject you would like me to cover in a future episode, please let me know in the comments here or on Youtube!

…And as always,
#happyknitting !

Love,
Bjorn

HOW TO KNIT PERFECT EDGES

In this episode we will take a closer look at knitting edges. Often our SKEINO customers would ask me how this is done best. In this short knitting tutorial I will show you how it should not be done and how you can improve your edges when knitting.

 

I hope you liked watching this video. Please contact me in the comments here or on Youtube if you have any questions.

#happyknitting

 

Love,

Bjorn