Knitting Nuances

A 2015 – 2018 Top 100 Knitting Blog!

A Shiver of Sharks Socks

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

July 19, 2019 · 3 Comments

Knitting Nuance Home Schooling

Design Along Post 3 Yes, I have been knitting the back of the sweater.  Still so far so good and I am loving the Rowan yarn. I’m almost up to … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · 7 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

Foolproof Method to Seam Garter Ends (without grafting)

Who out there loves to finish their knitting? No? It’s a common issue that can result in a pile of UFO’s that are this close to the finish line. I am … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 · 4 Comments

Knotted K2Tog Bind Off

Looking for a pretty and flexible bind off? The Knotted K2Tog Bind Off combines two bind off methods with dramatic results.

October 31, 2017 · 28 Comments

Celebrating Cassini

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.

October 30, 2017 · 10 Comments

Woven Cast On Perfect for Hats, Socks, Everything

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

December 9, 2015 · 14 Comments

This 2-Color Resilient Cast On Adds Punch to your Projects

This beautiful 2-color version of the Resilient Cast On adds a CC while maintaining a flexible edge.

September 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Yarn On, Yarn Off: The Resilient Cast On

**Updated November 2017 to add a video tutorial link. Are you impatient? I am, but the funny thing is people assume because I knit, I must be the patient sort. … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 18 Comments

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