As a Morehouse knitter, you’ll know Evi as the designer of the Pagoda Cap and Mittens, and the inspiration for the Sojourn variation. In the winter of 2003, Evi was a painter and was living in a small vacation house on the Hudson River, using the house as her painting studio when she was not working […]
There are many inspirations for blankets and throws, and even more for scarves – but what if you could record a whole year in one project? That’s the idea of a Temperature Blanket! By knitting one row per day with a color that corresponds to the high temperature where you live, you’ll have a brilliant […]
An easy way to embellish the edge of any project: add an i-cord! Essentially, it’s a 3/4-stitch tube you’ll knit onto the project as you go. This video outlines how to do just that when you’ve already completed your bind off, or you want to add it along a perpendicular edge of your project. (Ooh! […]
Our variegated colorways are gorgeous in the skein, even prettier when wound, and absolutely stunning when knit. Here’s a sample of what each looks like. Please keep in mind that every device has different color settings, so while we’ve tried to represent the colors as accurately as possible, technology isn’t perfect! Click on a picture […]
Glad to have you knitting with us! P.S. Have you had the chance to see where our supersoft Merino yarn comes from? Meet Hugo, who will grow up to be one of the Morehouse Merino ‘sheep with the golden fleece’!
Double knitting is a technique that allows you to knit two fabrics at once! That means you can have a totally reversible garment, with stockinette on both sides. To get you started, here are some great resources! 1) THE best first double-knitting project: Shawn’s Hat by Sarah Devantier at Knit a Bit of Whimsy. Get […]
Check out our Elephant Backpack on the runway at Stitches United! We’re seeing more and more ‘kids at heart’ wearing these. Choose from the Elephant, the Hippo, the Frog, the Snake, the Owl, or the Loon. Also makes a fantastic way to give a baby gift, carefully tucked inside.