Knitting tips

15 Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters

15 Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters

During Christmas, scarves, hats, and sweaters are very common gifts that we give to friends or loved ones. But what present do we give knitters? Surely you can’t give them something they can already make themselves. Here is a list of great gift ideas that you can give to someone who loves to knit. Depending on your budget (or your relationship), we have various tools, notions, and novelty items you can choose from. 

Shawls to Knit that Use Up Your Yarns Down to the Very End

Shawls to Knit that Use Up Your Yarns Down to the Very End

Don’t waste any of your special yarns! If you want to use up your yarns, we have various shawl patterns that you can adjust until the whole skein is used up. These specific projects are not gauge-sensitive, and you can increase or decrease the number of rows as you want. You can also repeat some charts.

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. 

5 tips for solving your holiday knitting problems

5 tips for solving your holiday knitting problems

Are you just about to go on holiday? It is not easy to decide what kind of knitting project to take with you, especially if you have as many WIPs as me. I believe the most important thing is to choose a new project or one that you only just started, but here are a few ideas that might help you to decide...