Elizabeth Margaret Designs

Choosing Yarn for Hand Knit Dresses

Choosing Yarn for Hand Knit Dresses

Choosing a Yarn for Hand Knit Dresses When you make your own clothing, you are an artist! Any knitter who knits garments is a fiber artist, and the choices you make about which...

Choosing Yarn for Hand Knit Dresses

Choosing a Yarn for Hand Knit Dresses When you make your own clothing, you are an artist! Any knitter who knits garments is a fiber artist, and the choices you make about which...

Five hand knit garments in different shades of dusty rose are draped over each other in a tidy pile behind silk dahlias.

How To Choose Yarn for Seamless Knit Sweaters

Choosing a Yarn for Seamless Knit Sweaters You most likely realize there are a lot of incredible yarns out there today. Ranging in price, fiber composition, dye technique, treatments and...

How To Choose Yarn for Seamless Knit Sweaters

Choosing a Yarn for Seamless Knit Sweaters You most likely realize there are a lot of incredible yarns out there today. Ranging in price, fiber composition, dye technique, treatments and...

A tattooed woman wearing a purple leotard measures around the fullest part of her bust.

How to Choose a Size in a Knitting Pattern

Knitting yourself a garment that you love to wear is incredibly rewarding, at the same time, if you are newer to knitting your own clothes you may struggle to get...

How to Choose a Size in a Knitting Pattern

Knitting yourself a garment that you love to wear is incredibly rewarding, at the same time, if you are newer to knitting your own clothes you may struggle to get...

A close up of a woman wearing a handknit sweater with deep half twisted rib trim and subtle gathers at the shoulders. Her neck and shoulder are visible as well as several tattoos, her head is turned away.

Designing a Size-Inclusive Sweater

Designing a Size-Inclusive Sweater A story of fixing your mistakes, or, why I decided to redesign the Mae Cropped Sweater.     I released my first knitting pattern in 2020,...

Designing a Size-Inclusive Sweater

Designing a Size-Inclusive Sweater A story of fixing your mistakes, or, why I decided to redesign the Mae Cropped Sweater.     I released my first knitting pattern in 2020,...

Knitwear Design - Designing and Knitting the Julie Cardigan

Knitwear Design - Designing and Knitting the Ju...

The Julie Cardigan Today is the official launch of the Julie Cardigan, thanks again to everyone who pre-ordered! I started out writing blogs for each of my designs and thought...

Knitwear Design - Designing and Knitting the Ju...

The Julie Cardigan Today is the official launch of the Julie Cardigan, thanks again to everyone who pre-ordered! I started out writing blogs for each of my designs and thought...

How To Get Stains Out of Hand Knits

How To Get Stains Out of Hand Knits

This is a story about spilling coffee on very delicate and expensive yarn knit up into my Thérèse sample, and how I got the stain out! I'll also include some additional tips...

How To Get Stains Out of Hand Knits

This is a story about spilling coffee on very delicate and expensive yarn knit up into my Thérèse sample, and how I got the stain out! I'll also include some additional tips...