We have a closed room mystery here – I’m pretty sure I didn’t take the camera without it’s case to the park with my kids – but I can find the case, and not the camera. Do I have a Continue reading Has anyone seen my camera?
I’d never heard of a Russian graft, but it looks like when you join up hairpin lace, or work with picot selvages, cast-ons or bind-offs. I wonder what it would look like on illicium? #yarnlovechallenge day 24: favorite tip. Instead Continue reading Lovely Links Fiber and Otherwise
I’ve almost used up my warm colors, but the Green/Gold/Medicinal Honey swatch will be nice to think about on this damp but warmish day. (The front and back are in the same photo because I lost my green swatch, knit Continue reading k, over, k, or p, over, p: a tutorial
I’m preparing this set for self-publishing, the hat and scarf have been tech edited, the mittens are still in the works with Maureen Hannon. Would you like to try the patterns before formal publication? I need your knit-ability feedback, lovely Continue reading Would you test knit for me?
Naomi picked up my challenge to make increases out of the Bunny Ears decreases, and we have lots of symmetry options! The photo sample for illicium spend the last two weeks at WEBS. I almost drove the 2 hours to Continue reading Naomi’s 2-to-3 increases! illicium travels!
I’ve been comparing centered double increases, and putting up tutorials on how to work them. So far I’ve written a second post about increases, because I forgot some, but Naomi reminded me, and a tutorial for K1, kb, pick up the stitch Continue reading K1, p1, k1 in one stitch, or p1, k1, p1 in one stitch, a tutorial
A round-up of knitting and crochet used to explain math concepts Have you ever wondered if you need to swatch for your next project? I made a flow chart to help you decide! 😉 pic.twitter.com/ppHhXOZ0LU — Barbara Benson (@TumpedDuck) February Continue reading Lovely Links, fiber and otherwise
I wanted to look at the Yellow swatch today, I like the warmth on cold days. I worked it according to this pattern, for CDI I used k1, kb, pick up the stitch and knit it again. For purl into Continue reading K1, kb, pick up the stitch again and k1 – a tutorial
I’m back from pneumonia-land, so let’s get back to double increases. I’m focusing on solid double increases, the ones that can be indicated with these symbols. Naomi suggested several more increases, so I made more swatches. These have centered increases Continue reading More Double Increase Swatches
I caught pneumonia last week, but my husband and I are thankful that our sicknesses were staggered so the household would have one adult at a time standing (plus my Mom a mile a way) but I haven’t done much Continue reading Resting