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
. 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
I had tons of snow growing up, so I didn’t miss it during the years we lived in California, or so I thought. Now that we’ve moved to Lake Tahoe … Continue reading
Holiday knitting panic set in Friday. It generally does this time each December when I realize I’m not going to be able to finish all the knit gifts I had … Continue reading
I love the Resilient Cast On. I was using it consistently until I started a few projects with a large number of cast on stitches. It starts with a third more stitches, which … 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
When the rest of the world talks about social media, they’re thinking Facebook, Twitter, etc. Knitters think Ravelry. Blog followers received our quarterly newsletter on November 6th. It included a … 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.
Wow! What a great response we got from you in our pattern survey. I loved reading all your comments, which were thoughtful and specific. We’ve included a few excerpts in … Continue reading
Note: The survey was opened all of February 2015. It’s closed now, but you can read about the results in this post. We’d also love any feedback you’d like to … 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
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
Here’s a fun and simple idea that will turn your travel memories into something tangible. I’m back from my lovely trip to France and Italy, ready to enjoy the last … Continue reading
Tina’s back modeling another summer top for me and I couldn’t be happier. The conditions were completely different this time around. Photos for the Knitty Fiftyfifty Shell were taken at Lake … Continue reading