Knitting Nuances

A 2015 – 2018 Top 100 Knitting Blog!

BYO Chimney Holiday Stocking

The Knitting Bricks Scarf was an introduction for this fun project. This time, we are really getting into the brick spirit by adding some mortar to hold our bricks together. … Continue reading

October 16, 2018 · 6 Comments

Knitting Bricks

Here’s another Showy Garter pattern I’ve been looking forward to sharing with you.  It’s the first of a series of holiday gift knitting ideas I’ll be posting in the next … Continue reading

September 17, 2018 · 5 Comments

Smart-Baby Blanket for the Future Genius in Your Family

I really enjoy working in a yarn shop again. It’s hard to call it work. My role is really to just teach and chat about knitting. Not a bad gig … Continue reading

September 14, 2018 · 2 Comments

These Playful Pleats Don’t Require Folding

OK, who’s ready to have a little fun this winter? As promised, here’s yet another way to use the Showy Decrease and this one is just delightful (if I do … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · 12 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 · 10 Comments

Granite Lake Shawl Adds Motion to Garter

The next series of Showy Garter designs demonstrate how the raised lines can be formatted to create pattern on the knit fabric. I call it Garter in Motion and (as … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · 11 Comments

Can You Help Me with a New Pattern?

The “Intro to Showy Garter e-Book” announcement in January was just the first of five (yes, five!) Showy Garter e-books, each of which illustrates a different way to use the … Continue reading

May 28, 2017 · 16 Comments

Wrap & Tuck this Showy Garter Scarf

Intro to Showy Garter Blog Post 5 This cozy Carnelian Bay scarf switches things up from the preceding scarves in this Showy Garter collection. The scarf is knit side-to-side with … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Zephyr Cove Scarf Added to Free eBook

Intro to Showy Garter Blog Post 4 I’m about to settle into a few hours of Super Bowl watching, but first wanted to share the next project in the Showy Garter … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Rubicon Bay Scarf is Pure Fun

Intro to Showy Garter Blog Post 3 The Rubicon Bay Scarf   Impulse Buying I stopped by Jimmy Beans Wool when they were restocking their supply of  Cascade Magnum. The yarn comes … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

4 Eye Catching Showy Garter Dish Cloths

Intro to Showy Garter Blog Post 2 Let’s Get Started with 4 Dish Cloths What better way to introduce the Showy Garter Decrease than with a series of dish cloth patterns … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Garter Stitch Has Never Looked so Good

Intro to Showy Decrease Blog Post 1 I’m really excited. Today we are announcing the first of an entire collection of projects  using the Showy Decrease. I don’t knit a … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · 25 Comments

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