As soon as the temperature dips below 70 degrees Fahrenheit, my knitting needles magically find themselves in my hands. I know, neat trick.
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Yup, you read that right. One whole sweater, in seven days, with my two hands.
You might be wondering if I have knitting machine hands or something, but the secret is simple: Big yarn and big needles. Not only are extremely chunky knits the very definition of cute and cozy, they also knit up super quickly.
I reached out to Wool and the Gang to try one of their chunky sweaters, and they sent me their Eden Jumper kit.
For knitters, knitting your first sweater is a rite of passage. It’s an intimidating feat, after all. The sheer endurance and commitment it takes to complete a sweater is a commendable accomplishment, not to mention the skills and techniques you’ll need to master.
But what if I said you could knit a sweater, no matter your skill level?
Embroidery has been trending with a vengeance. But before you cave in and buy a mass-produced, cheaply made rose-embroidery bedecked thing (you know exactly what I’m talking about), read this super easy DIY tutorial and get stitchin’!