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.
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.
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.
This poncho uses the recently announced Porthole Eyelet and Showy vertical lines to create a clean but deeply textured stitch pattern.
The design also includes a decorative cast on and bind off that are both practical (they bend) and pretty.
This double increase results in a well supported open eyelet that stands out in your work. Shown here in a swatch with decorative edges that can be used as a template for a triangle shawl.
This simple change results in a less noticeable increase.
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