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Hand y Machine Knitting

Welcome to the Hand y Machine Knitting podcast.

Whether you knit fast or slow, you'll find a new episode each month to inspire and motivate you to get some knitting done!

Jun 19, 2016

Bonus Interview Episode with Sally Melville

Sally Melville’s website is

Her Designs on Ravelry

A list of all her books. Buy them wherever you want but please support your local yarn store.

Sally Melville Styles: A Unique and Elegant Approach to Your Yarn Collection
The Knitting Experience Book 1: The Knit Stitch
The Knitting Experience Book 2: The Purl Stitch
The Knitting Experience: Book 3: Color
Warm Knits, Cool Gifts
Mother-Daughter Knits
Knitting Pattern Essentials

Susan Gaugliumi

Sally’s Craftsy Classes

Intarsia: Basics and Beyond
Wear What You Knit: Perfect Sweater Fit & Style
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Sally will send listeners a half price link to her classes! Message her at Sallyknits on Ravelry.

Susan’s Craftsy Classes

Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques
Special Techniques for Machine Knitting: Color & Texture

Knitting as Warp - see this pattern which is the cover pattern on the Styles book. This purse would be a great way to start this technique.

Chris Bylsma - a knitwear designer and instructor who also teaches how to seam with the mattress stitch. Sally learned to do it from her knitting machine manual!

Knitter’s graph paper link.

Sally’s Memories Sweater pattern

Sally’s Universal Vest pattern

Sally’s L’Enveloppe pattern

Here’s a link to one of the machine knitted versions made by a member of our machine knitting guild - our own MaMaLaMaKnits.

Sally’s Gray Cardigan pattern. Here’s Carl’s gray cardigan that I knit on my mid-gauge knitting machine.

Sally teaches on a cruise once a year - on

Sally taught that weekend at Nautical Yarn in Ludington. It's a great shop and it's run by very nice and knitterly people. Lots of people stayed at the Cartier Mansion which was beautiful!