Autumn Knitting Patterns - Colors that Contrast and Clash

Autumn Knitting Patterns - Colors that Contrast and Clash

Soft Rainbow is no stranger to bold and contrasting colors, as we have a rather special selection of jumper and shawl patterns that offer those very elements! From a gorgeous variety of reds to acid green, to pure white; I have a varied yet amazing mix of color combinations for you to pick from!

13 tips for starting your business as a knitting designer + free checklist

13 tips for starting your business as a knitting designer + free checklist

Starting as a knitwear designer - what the big question here? You knit a sample, write the pattern, and sell. Done. This is how I did at the beginning. The learning process was long (and even not finished...). I would be happy if someone would tell me, what everything I need to know and have for a successful business. 

Re-publish: Daisy Shawlette

Re-publish: Daisy Shawlette

This is a half moon-shaped top-down shawl. The body is worked in two contrasting colors, the sunny yellow floral sections are separated by royal blue yarn-over rows. The shape makes the shawl easy to wear as it sits nicely and stays on your shoulders. It is finished with a knitted-on edge in the contrast color. If you have never used this method, don’t worry, the pattern includes a link to a video tutorial to learn how to work it.