Knitting Nuances

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Wait! Don’t Knit 1 F&B, Look What Happens When You Reverse It.

This simple change results in a less noticeable increase.

October 6, 2015 · 15 Comments

2 New Techniques to Smooth Out Your Ribbed Hat Top

The Yosemite Dome Hat Backstory. I’m about to throw my mother-in-law under the bus. It might not be the smartest personal decision ever made, but it’s part of the story … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

A New Raised Ridge that Beats a Garter Ridge Handsdown

Sometimes it’s all about introducing new big impactful knitting skills (like the Showy Decrease) and sometimes it’s just a tweak like this Nuance-lette. See where you can use it. Showy … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 6 Comments

The Double Decker Hat Top

Where no hat top has gone before! This is one of my favorite Nuances, both because it adds a design element where there’s hasn’t been any and because it’s just … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

Try a New ” Covert” Eyelet Increase

The increases in this ruffle are not where they appear to be. You’ll find as we go along, I tend to use decreases when shaping a project. It’s an opportunity … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Late Harvest Shawl Illustrates a Subtle Decrease

The results of our eyelet experiment … What better way to demonstrate the use of the Perfect Eyelet than with this lovely Late Harvest Shawl; its name inspired by the … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 7 Comments

The Perfect Eyelet Experiment (part 2)

  When we last left our eyelet experiment, we had determined that the yo/k2tog combination appeared to be the smoothest of the four given options. But now, let’s take it … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Perfect Eyelet Experiment (part 1)

Where would knitting be without the eyelet? From exquisite lace patterns to the simplest stitch patterns, eyelets are a foundation of knitting design. Typically a yarn over, eyelets can be … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

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