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Showy Cable! A New Way to Knit Faux Cables

There are an amazing number of ways you can use the Showy Decrease and every time I think I’m done … pop! Another one comes to mind. I had planned … Continue reading

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Granite Lake Shawl Adds Motion to Garter

The next series of Showy Garter designs demonstrate how the raised lines can be formatted to create pattern on the knit fabric. I call it Garter in Motion and (as … Continue reading

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Garter Stitch Has Never Looked so Good!

Intro to Showy Decrease Blog Post 1 I’m really excited! Today we are announcing the first of an entire collection of projects  using the Showy Decrease. I don’t knit a … Continue reading

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My First Yarn Dyeing Experience

A Potential New Obsession I took a class at my LYS last Saturday afternoon. Jimmy Beans Wool is in Reno just a 45 minute ride up and over the Mt. … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · 4 Comments

Dubhlinn Summer a Showy Cable Shell

Our last post introduced the Showy Cable, an exciting new way to use the Showy Decrease to knit a faux cable. One of my favorite things about the Showy Decrease … Continue reading

August 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Beautiful Knotted Flat i-Cord

The Flat i-Cord is an amazing thing. First of all, it’s so simple to knit; think two i-cord edges without the middle. I also love that you can knit it on … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Granite Shawl Featured by Space Cadet

Stephanie over at Space Cadet Yarns was kind enough to feature our new Granite Lake Shawl in her newsletter this week. You can find it here at: https://spacecadetyarn.com/2017/07/05/newsletter-getting-back-work/ I’ve been following … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · 3 Comments

Can You Help Me with a New Pattern?

The “Intro to Showy Garter e-Book” announcement in January was just the first of five (yes, five!) Showy Garter e-books, each of which illustrates a different way to use the … Continue reading

May 28, 2017 · 14 Comments

Matching Your Favorite Nuances & Patterns

Every once and awhile, I need to stop, organize and regroup. I like to do this right after we’ve had a large increase in the number of new readers (welcome!). … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · 4 Comments

Mistral Blanket Plays Up Symmetry of Showy Decreases

I’ve gotten myself into a bit of a pickle. You see it is still winter up here in Tahoe. I just came in from scrapping the ice off the patio … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

Free Bonus Pattern, Extreme Curves Ahead.

What to do on a snowy day? I found myself snowed in (again) with the desire to knit something cozy. A quick knit for a “sit in front of the fire … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · 4 Comments

Use the Showy Decrease to Improve Stitch Patterns

All the Ways We’ve Used the Showy Decrease Just when you thought we might be running out of ways to use the Showy Decrease, I’m back to tell you I still … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 2 Comments

Match Your K3Tog & SSSK with the Showy Decrease

  The Intro to Showy Garter eBook and 5-part blog series are now complete and available in Ravelry! I’ve been working on them for months so it makes me very happy. … Continue reading

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