Knitting Nuances

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The Double Decker Hat Top

Where no hat top has gone before. This is one of my favorite Nuances, both because it adds a design element where there’s hasn’t been any and because it’s just … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

Hiding Your Decreases in Plain Sight

Rethinking the Knit Hat Decrease One of the benefits of the Showy Decrease is its dual use as a decorative element and as a decrease. Blend these two functions together … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 6 Comments

Try 3 New Knitting Skills in This One Vortex Hat

Here’s the perfect project to try three new knitting skills: start with the Duality Crochet Cast On, experience the impact of the diagonal Showy Decrease line and finish up with the Double … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

A Pattern for Trappers

I’m a Trapper You know the stereotypical knitter? The one that non-knitters think of because they know nothing about knitters today. The little old lady sitting quietly at every family … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

Knitting in an Alternate Universe

The Parallelity Scarf Is there another version of you out there somewhere finishing up a project on your UFO pile?  I listen to podcasts when knitting and one of my … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

Snowed In

It’s not just children that enjoy being snowed in, given the right circumstances it’s a knitter’s dream come true. That was the case for me this weekend when snow swept … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Add Texture to Your Stockinette with the Showy Decrease

How a decrease becomes a decorative element. The Perfect Eyelet in the Late Harvest Shawl used a slip stitch to minimize the impact of the decrease. But what if you wanted the decrease to … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 24 Comments

“Knit” this Metamorphosis Hat in 2 Hours

Try something fun! This hat combines a Tunisian Crochet crown with standard knit rib. It’s perfect for long change and ombre yarns. The pattern comes with a Tunisian Crochet tutorial.

November 15, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Late Harvest Shawl Illustrates a Subtle Decrease

This simple but beautiful shawl pairs the new Subtle Decrease with an integrated smooth edge and dramatic ruffle. Free on Ravelry.

November 13, 2013 · 7 Comments

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