Knitting Nuances

A 2015 – 2017 Top 100 Knitting Blog!

Knotted K2Tog Bind Off

I needed a decorative edge for a design of a Showy Garter crescent shawl. While garter stitch doesn’t roll, the edges can be a bit drab. In the process of … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · 10 Comments

Celebrating Cassini

I try to stay focused, really I do. I promise myself I will work on the almost a dozen projects ready and waiting for patterns, but then inspiration strikes and … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · 8 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

The Knotted Bind Off, Another Fantastic Edge!

I love big bulky edges! Not only do they add a great deal of drama, they have more stretch and more weight making them perfect for a wide variety of projects. … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · 7 Comments

Resilient Bind Off Adds a Pretty Edge to Your Knitting

The Resilient Cast on was one of our first Nuance announcements. It’s never had a good partner bind off … until now! You can see just how pretty it is in … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Let’s Celebrate with this Free High Sierra Scarf

. Moving to Lake Tahoe has definitely influenced my knitting. The temperature here at 7,000 feet swings widely from fall to spring.  The temperature rises as high as 70 during … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · 11 Comments

Estrellita Blanket Showcases Some Favorite Nuances

Updated February 2017 I knew as soon as I knit the first Estrelitta Hat sample, I’d want a blanket in the same style. And so after a bit of a snow … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 3 Comments

Snowed In Headband Makes a Great Last Minute Gift (free pattern)

Holiday knitting panic set in Friday. It generally does this time each December when I realize I’m not going to be able to finish all the knit gifts I had … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Woven Cast On Perfect for Hats, Socks, Everything

I love the Resilient Cast On. I was using it consistently until I started a few projects with a large number of cast on stitches. It starts with a third more stitches, which … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · 14 Comments

Our First Bonus Material for Blog Followers!

Yesterday, I had the crazy idea to leave this post blank. Because the title says it all, I thought the post would really only need an arrow showing where to … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · 5 Comments

These FIVE Stitches Will Instantly Improve Your Knit Edges

It’s funny how things work out. This post titled “These 4 Stitches Will Instantly Improve Your Knitting” introduced the Hatch Edge (shown to the right) and is our most popular … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · 8 Comments

This 2-Color Resilient Cast On Adds Punch to your Projects

This beautiful 2-color version of the Resilient Cast On adds a CC while maintaining a flexible edge.

September 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

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