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.
The first of several shawls that apply “Nuances” to chevron to apply our Nuance techniques to chevron.
It’s almost time for Discovery Channel’s annual summer event – – – Shark Week and I am ready to scare myself silly. I was very excited when Jimmy Beans Wool … Continue reading
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This jumbo yarn worked on US 70 (35mm) needles knits a stunning faux cable blanket featuring the Showy Decrease.
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.
It’s been snowing … a lot, making this the perfect opportunity to share my go-to winter hat with you. I bought this blue Cascade 128 Superwash last week with plans … Continue reading
These boot toppers are fun coming and going with a sassy seam up the back. They are based on Irish dance socks and feature the Showy Cable.
These seamless top down mittens include a lot of details that help them fit beautifully. These include: Judy’s Magic Cast On, shaped fingers to reduce bulk, curved palms and an easy after thought thumb.
The design uses a new faux cable rib technique.
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,
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.
Design Along Post 5 Design progress and knitting progress move ahead at different rates. One hopes the design process leads the knitting but I’ve been known to knit without really … Continue reading