I’ve gotten myself into a bit of a pickle. You see it is still winter up here in Tahoe. I just came in from scrapping the ice off the patio … Continue reading
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
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
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
. 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
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
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
Here’s a fantastic new use for the Showy Decrease.
The Showy Rib helps your hat brim stand out in a dramatic way.
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
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
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
The Vertical Showy Decrease (updated August 2017) Hold on to your hat, because now we’re diving deep into the details of knitting a vertical Showy Decrease line. Don’t worry, I’ve … Continue reading
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
We briefly explored a Contrasting Showy Decrease in August when introducing the Showy version of the Central Double Decrease (CDD). In that post, we focused more on the texture. Now let’s take a … Continue reading