Knitting Nuances

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Shaping Chevron Waves

the second of our three patterns using a multiple of Nuance techniques to update chevron. This is the more technically difficult of the three and is knit with a gradient yarn.

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A Fresh Take on Chevron

The first of three shawls that apply “Nuances” to chevron to apply our Nuance techniques to chevron.

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A Shiver of Sharks Socks

It’s almost time for Discovery Channel’s annual summer event – – – Shark Week and I am ready to scare myself silly.  I was very excited when Jimmy Beans Wool … Continue reading

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Matching Instructions w/Charts – Are You Traditional? Vote Now.

Charts are read from right to left and bottom to top. Written instructions are written from left to right and top to bottom. How do you feel about a quick change to how you read instructions? Vote now.

July 8, 2019 · 27 Comments

Big Yarn, Bigger Impact in this Showy Cable Blanket

This jumbo yarn worked on US 70 (35mm) needles knits a stunning faux cable blanket featuring the Showy Decrease.

May 14, 2019 · 9 Comments

Toe Testers Step Up

There was a wonderful response to our request for test knitters for a new sock toe. The take away you can use in your knitting now. Also a sneak peek to a new chevron concept.

April 8, 2019 · 8 Comments

Who Wants to Test Knit a Sock Toe?

It’s time to start applying our Nuance techniques to socks. In this introduction post we are asking for about 50 test knitters to try them out.

March 21, 2019 · 15 Comments

Lake Effect Snow Hat Perfect for Blustery Winter Days

It’s been snowing … a lot, making this the perfect opportunity to share my go-to winter hat with you. I bought this blue Cascade 128 Superwash last week with plans … Continue reading

February 13, 2019 · 7 Comments

These Reel Boot Toppers Have a Fun Surprise in Back

These boot toppers are fun coming and going with a sassy seam up the back. They are based on Irish dance socks and feature the Showy Cable.

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What Makes a Knitter a Knitter?

There is a difference between knowing how to knit and becoming a knitter. What is that difference and how can you become a knitter for life? Includes a free Knitting Skills Checklist you can download.

January 5, 2019 · 16 Comments

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October 25, 2018 · 6 Comments

Marlette Lake Mittens Inspired by Fall

These seamless top down mittens include a lot of details that help them fit beautifully. These include: Judy’s Magic Cat On, shaped fingers to reduce bulk, curved palms and an easy after thought thumb.

The design uses a new faux cable rib technique.

October 18, 2018 · 6 Comments

BYO Chimney Holiday Stocking

These clever Christmas stockings look like a brick fireplace!

The pattern includes a decorative cast on and bind off, two heel options (German Short Row or Afterthought) and raised Showy lines.

October 16, 2018 · 7 Comments

Garden Shawl a Vogue Knitting Finalist!

Knitting Nuance shawl selected as top 10 finalist in Vogue Knitting’s worldwide mohair design contest.

September 24, 2018 · 17 Comments

Knitting Bricks

This pattern takes the Showy Garter stitch used in the Smart-Baby Blanket to the next level with broken vertical lines that look like bricks.

The geometric design is perfect for everyone in your family.

September 17, 2018 · 9 Comments

Smart-Baby Blanket for the Future Genius in Your Family

The lines in this Smart-Baby blanket are based on the Fibonacci sequence so beloved by nature.

The majority of the blanket is worked in garter stitch with raised Showy Decrease lines that really stand out. It is a fast and fun knit,

September 14, 2018 · 2 Comments

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