These clever Christmas stockings look like a brick fireplace!
The pattern includes a decorative cast on and bind off, two heel options (German Short Row or Afterthought) and raised Showy lines.
This pattern takes the Showy Garter stitch used in the Smart-Baby Blanket to the next level with broken vertical lines that look like bricks.
The geometric design is perfect for everyone in your family.
The lines in this Smart-Baby blanket are based on the Fibonacci sequence so beloved by nature.
The majority of the blanket is worked in garter stitch with raised Showy Decrease lines that really stand out. It is a fast and fun knit,
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
Named in honor of the Cassini space craft that has been studying Saturn’s rings, this shawl has striking curves working in two directions.
The Showy Decreases rises up on the garter stitch to add striking dimension. Both the edges and bind off have a nubby texture you’ll want to use in you other patterns as well.
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
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
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
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
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
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