These boot toppers are fun coming and going with a sassy seam up the back. They are based on Irish dance socks and feature the Showy Cable.
These seamless top down mittens include a lot of details that help them fit beautifully. These include: Judy’s Magic Cat On, shaped fingers to reduce bulk, curved palms and an easy after thought thumb.
The design uses a new faux cable rib technique.
These clever Christmas stockings look like a brick fireplace!
The pattern includes a decorative cast on and bind off, two heel options (German Short Row or Afterthought) and raised Showy lines.
Knitting Nuance shawl selected as top 10 finalist in Vogue Knitting’s worldwide mohair design contest.
Design Along Post 1 I’d like to try something new if you’re game. Usually I think, invent and design behind the scenes. Dreaming up, testing, discarding, retrying and finally knitting … 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
Our last post introduced the Showy Cable, an exciting new way to use the Showy Decrease to knit a faux cable. One of my favorite things about the Showy Decrease … Continue reading
Updated November 27, 2017 for new yarn and edges. There are an amazing number of ways you can use the Showy Decrease and every time I think I’m done … … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
Here’s a fantastic new use for the Showy Decrease.