Knitting Nuances

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Showy Cable! A New Way to Knit Faux Cables

There are an amazing number of ways you can use the Showy Decrease and every time I think I’m done … pop! Another one comes to mind. I had planned … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

Use the Showy Decrease to Improve Stitch Patterns

All the Ways We’ve Used the Showy Decrease Just when you thought we might be running out of ways to use the Showy Decrease, I’m back to tell you I still … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 2 Comments

Estrellita Blanket Showcases Some Favorite Nuances

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

February 19, 2016 · 3 Comments

New Cowl Perfect for Some (a lot of!) Snow Shoveling

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

February 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Snowed In Headband Makes a Great Last Minute Gift (free pattern)

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

December 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

This Louisa Harding Yarn Has Lovely Color Transitions

I owe you a blanket pattern. I promised to add one to the Estrellita Hat pattern when it was announced. The only issue is the original sample blanket was the inspiration for … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · 6 Comments

Estrellita Hat Hits #1 on Ravelry

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

November 18, 2015 · 8 Comments

Create This Beautiful Star Pattern with the Showy Decrease

Here’s a fantastic new use for the Showy Decrease.

September 25, 2015 · 10 Comments

Doubling Down with the Showy Rib

In January, we introduced you to the Showy Rib and announced a one-sided super deep rib with the Telluride Canyon Scarf. Now let’s take a look at what happens when you double … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 4 Comments

Take Your Knitting to New Depths with the Showy Rib

When the Showy Decrease was announced, I promised you we’d be doing some fun things with it. It was important to get some of the details down first, and we … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 5 Comments

The Perfect Rib for your Over Sized Scarf

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

January 9, 2015 · 5 Comments

Master the Showy Decrease with this Detailed Tutorial

Part 1: The Diagonal Showy Decrease. I’m finishing up six patterns that use the Showy Decrease in new ways. As always pattern writing takes two to three times as long as … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 9 Comments

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