A tight cast on is bad for your knitting, strangles your yarn and is hard on your hands. These 6 tips will help fix your long-tail cast on for good.
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
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
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
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
Looking for a pretty and flexible bind off? The Knotted K2Tog Bind Off combines two bind off methods with dramatic results.
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.
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
This beautiful 2-color version of the Resilient Cast On adds a CC while maintaining a flexible edge.