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
This year when I was developing the octagon medallion for Illicium, I used a few different double increases in the center of the star for different effects, some of which surprised me. I thought a systematic approach to looking for their attributes Continue reading Double Increases – a comparison
I haven’t made a stranded color work project since Ben learned to walk and he’s starting his second college semester today. But as you can see on Dan’s sweater, I did use corrugated ribbing on the cuffs and neck. The Continue reading Lovely Fiber Links
The most popular post this year was Markers, Increases, Decreases and Short Rows in Miniature Herringbone Stitch followed by Miniture Herringbone Stitch – an introduction which seems a little backwards to me, but perhaps folks are skipping the intro to dive into the subject? I Continue reading Top posts of 2016
What is Hunter planning with those colorful thread in her mend project? Ah, she’s brilliant. Dr Annie has 10 Boredom Busters for kids on Break. Stacey Trock of FreshStitches has a list of children’s picture books that mention fiber arts.