Knitting Nuances

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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 · 1 Comment

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

February 20, 2017 · Leave a 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 · 10 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

Ban Boring Hat Brims! Try This Instead.

Have you noticed most hat patterns rush right past the cast on and brim? A simple rib on the brim is pretty standard. I thought this was the case, but looked at … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · 4 Comments

Create This Beautiful Star Pattern with the Showy Decrease

Here’s a fantastic new use for the Showy Decrease.

September 25, 2015 · 9 Comments

You’ll Never Look at Hat Brims the Same Way Again

The Showy Rib helps your hat brim stand out in a dramatic way.

June 25, 2015 · 8 Comments

Doubling Down with the Showy Rib

In January, we introduced you to the Showy Rib and announced a one-sided super deep rib with the Telluride Canyon Scarf. Now let’s take a look at what happens when you double … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 4 Comments

Take Your Knitting to New Depths with the Showy Rib

When the Showy Decrease was announced, I promised you we’d be doing some fun things with it. It was important to get some of the details down first, and we … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 5 Comments

The Perfect Rib for your Over Sized Scarf

Big scarves are this year’s fashion statement, but you need a super size rib to match your oversized scarf.  Not to worry, we’ve got one for you …  the Showy … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · 5 Comments

Master the Showy Decrease, part 2

There are a few questions I’m asked all the time: “why yarn over in reverse?” and “why use a Make 1 Loop  increase?” are the most common. So hold on to … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 11 Comments

Master the Showy Decrease with this Detailed Tutorial

Part 1: The Diagonal Showy Decrease. I’m finishing up six patterns that use the Showy Decrease in new ways. As always pattern writing takes two to three times as long as … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 9 Comments

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