My son bought me a crochet stitch dictionary for Christmas, which made me revisit all of my crochet stitch dictionaries – like eating one potato chip leads to eating all of the potato chips. I got wondering, could I use Continue reading Tape Lace
Yes, casting on a large number of stitches is a pain can be a challenge. Helpful article on how to keep track All the questions at the end of this introduction to Amigurumi came up in the children’s class I Continue reading Lovely Links: Casting on a lot of stitch and Amigurumi
Much as I’m most comfortable with classic, smooth, monochromatic yarns with good stitch definition to let my stitch experiments shine, hand dyed yarn is so big. I’d like to be one of those designers who helps knitters use their beautiful Continue reading Lovely colorful links – and my history of learning color
Lindsay asked me how Short Row Slides work in non-wool yarn. Last night all my family went to chess night at the library, so I popped “Your Name” into the DVD so I could look at the sets and try Continue reading How do Short Row Slides work in cotton and linen?
I appreciated Moira Engel’s GAL Subway Boot Socks for their pocket and great photo (She has a mitten too!) You as a designer questions: What is your design process? I often begin with stitch patterns or textures that I find Continue reading GAL Interview with Moira Engel
Unorthodox Approach to Blocking 6 Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Teaching Kids’ Sewing Classes Giftalong interview with Ashwini Jambhekar I interviewed Ashwinii for the GAL last year.
What does a designer experience in pattern support interactions? What do knitters experience? Robin writes advise for both. What should we Wear to church? The author’s conclusion was a bit unexpected. If you knit something set it free a meditation Continue reading Lovely Links – mostly about relationships and expectations, with a little Christmas at the end
Barbara Benson mentioned in her newsletter that she’s moving and thus beginning a big yarn de-stash, and I thought, “Oh, blog topic.” I actually have some experience with de-stashing, the de-stashing of Other People’s stash that is. Do I have Continue reading I don’t really have a stash – but man do I have ever have experience de-stashing other people’s stash
GAL interview with Heather Anderson, learnsomethingnew on Ravelry What is your design process? When I’m designing a new shawl, I take the inspiration idea and choose a shape first. After that, I think about what pattern(s) might highlight my idea Continue reading GAL interview with Heather Anderson, learnsomethingnew on Ravelry
Andrée Beddoe, knitandlive on Ravelry You as a designer questions: What is your design process? It starts with an image in my head. Then I begin thinking about execution – how to translate that image into a knitted fabric. After Continue reading GAL Interview with Andrée Beddoe, knitandlive on Ravelry