Helping you be a better Machine Knitter

Bust Darts for better Fit

Bust Darts for better Fit
July 27, 2023
Stop pulling down the front of your sweaters. Add bust darts for better fit.

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Don't be afraid to try something new...

Don't be afraid to try something new...
July 13, 2023
You only need to knit one piece to make a quick, stylish, and useful bag. Using the Knit it Now Dynamic pattern, you can make yours in any stitch pattern with any yarn.

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Paisley Jacket: A Timeless Knitting Pattern for Every Woman

Paisley Jacket: A Timeless Knitting Pattern for Every Woman
July 10, 2023
This beautiful, stylish jacket was made by Eileen Montgomery, a long-time machine knitter, designer, and instructor.

The classic style was originally knit with a g-carriage on a standard gauge machine, but with the Knit it Now Dynamic patterns based on Eileen's design, you can use ANY yarn, ANY machine, and ANY stitch pattern!

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Turning Rows

Turning Rows
July 4, 2023
A turning row makes a sharp fold at the fold line of a folded hem or band. There are many ways to turn rows. Here are the three most popular.

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Mermaid Tail: Why should crocheters have all the fun?

Mermaid Tail: Why should crocheters have all the fun?
July 3, 2023
This warm, cute snuggler has been a favorite of crocheters for a long time. Knitters who use machines can join in the fun with our Mermaid tail machine knitting pattern.

The original design has three different stitch patterns, so our knitting pattern is written in three parts to suit three different stitch gauges. This way, you can add lots of texture and interest without having to do any math.

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7 Things about Knit it Now that you may not know.

7 Things about Knit it Now that you may not know.
June 27, 2023
It's Knit it Now's 13th Birthday!
Here are 7 things you may not know about us.

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Knots in your yarn? Quick Fix

Knots in your yarn? Quick Fix
June 19, 2023
Are you tired of pesky knots interrupting your machine knitting projects? In this video, we unveil expert techniques to help overcome knots. Discover the secrets to effortlessly removing knots and unlock a world of smooth and seamless knitting. Add this one to your bag of tricks for more effortless knitting.

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Join the Movement: Knit Soap Sacks for a Worthy Cause!

Join the Movement: Knit Soap Sacks for a Worthy Cause!
June 3, 2023
Calling all knitters! Join our exciting Soap Sack Challenge and experience the joy of creating something both fun and practical. Knitting soap sacks is a satisfying endeavor that combines creativity with usefulness. Put your machine (and yarn stash) to good use.

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Get Creative and Spread Joy: Donate Hats for Winter

Get Creative and Spread Joy: Donate Hats for Winter
May 22, 2023
Join the Country Knitting of Maine hat contest to keep kids and people in need warm, comfortable, and happy. Knit a hat to make a difference and spread happiness.

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End Stitch Presser Plate

End Stitch Presser Plate
May 15, 2023
When using the ribber to knit, the end stitches can sometimes be a problem. Some machines have End Stitch Presser Plates that make it easier to knit clean stitches at the ends.
A Brother KR-850 standard gauge machine's presser plates are shown. This part may not be on your machine, or it may look different.

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