Blog by Wendy Ann Lindquist | Artisan

The Allure of Dark Fleece

The Allure of Dark Fleece

Perhaps the snowy white drifts that dot the landscape in Tuxedo, NY, where I visited recently that have me swooning over deep tones of yarn. Or ma...

Vogue Knitting Live - NYC

Vogue Knitting Live - NYC

Vogue Knitting Live!

This week yarn enthusiasts descend on the New York Marriott Marquis for one of the world’s most exciting yarn industry events of the year: Vogue Knitting Live (VKLive). Now offered around the country, the original event was first held in New York City. This year the anticipation has built as the 10th anniversary is to be celebrated! Here are a few shots of 2017's VKLive Marketplace. Here are some tips for how to get the most out of your attendance!

Finish Strong!

Finish Strong!

In this post finishing techniques are highlighted for they can take a project from practical to superlative. The attention to detail paid in compl...

Knitting Secrets - No Double Pointed Needles Required

Knitting Secrets - No Double Pointed Needles Required

  It is not always necessary to switch to double pointed needles for finishing a hat knit in the round. If you select the right circular needle- o...

Ribbing Problem Solving for Knitters

Ribbing Problem Solving for Knitters

When you are knitting for others a concern for excellence and proper execution comes to the forefront, especially when client satisfaction is at s...

How to Knit a Double-Thick Hat Brim

How to Knit a Double-Thick Hat Brim

  Knitting hats is something I enjoy because they are portable and quick to produce. During my commute in and out of New York City I am often list...

A Knitter's Holiday Plan

A Knitter's Holiday Plan

The Hudson Hat, a Free Knitting Pattern   Designed by Wendy Ann Lindquist | WATERKNYT Artisan On my needles these days are hats, and lots of the...

Begin a New Hat with the Genesis Knitting Pattern (FREE!)

Begin a New Hat with the Genesis Knitting Pattern (FREE!)

Knitters know the holidays bring with them not only fun times, but a few challenges. The challenges often are summed up in the phrase "so much yarn...

WATERKNYT Update from Wendy Ann

WATERKNYT Update from Wendy Ann

Updates after Jersey City's first ever celebration of Worldwide Knit in Public Day

7 Tips to Knit or Crochet for Wellness

7 Tips to Knit or Crochet for Wellness

  Do you have a project you can pick up just for soothing comfort? There are many outcomes to a reflective, meditative routine, or "practice" as ...

Worldwide Knit in Public Day - Jersey City (Official)

Worldwide Knit in Public Day - Jersey City (Official)

WATERKNYT is looking forward to hosting Jersey City's first Worldwide Knit in Public Day to be held in Van Vorst Downtown in Van Vorst Park on Saturday, June 8 from Noon - 6 p.m.