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
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,
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.
The next series of Showy Garter designs demonstrate how the raised lines can be formatted to create pattern on the knit fabric. I call it Garter in Motion and (as … Continue reading
Do you belong to the Knitting Paradise forum? I do. Knitting Paradise is a forum for knitters who love all things knitting. If you’re looking for the latest in software … 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
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
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
I have a confession. For years I was scared to wet block my finished projects. The idea of taking something I’d spent so many painstaking hours on and dropping it … Continue reading
Publishing a pattern in Knitty is a great thrill. It’s a wonderful opportunity for any knitting designer to share their vision with the vast Knitty audience. This goes double for … Continue reading
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
The increases in this ruffle are not where they appear to be. You’ll find as we go along, I tend to use decreases when shaping a project. It’s an opportunity … Continue reading