Over the past year, crafting has become super trendy, and knitting is one of the most popular crafts. Knitting is a great way to relax while making one-of-a-kind clothing and decor items. If you’re new to knitting, there are tons of talented artists on social media that can give you inspiration. Here are five artists you should start following on Instagram.
This artist’s love of bright colors, especially orange-colored yarn, is shown through her hand-knit accessories and sweaters. Glasspie started knitting to help get through a breakup and she told Martha Stewart maganzine that, “knitting literally saved my life.”
Maltz’s hand-knit sweaters and attention to detail make a huge statement and you can shop her online store for scarf, sweater, and mitten knitting patterns.
If you’re a fan of bold, bohemian-inspired knits, Amsterdam-based knitter Stephen West’s, the cofounder of the online yarn shop Stephen & Penelope, Instagram is packed with bright color-blocking and chevron stripes in fun colors.
Summer Lee’s unique, rainbow-print socks and sweaters are sure to add some positive-energy to your Instagram feed. She even offers downloadable patters of some of her favorite designs for only $5.
If earthy muted shades are more your speed, Ocean Rose’s ombre-hued yarns, sweaters, and shawl can give you all the inspiration you need to get started knitting.