Kb, k, pick up the bar increase and knit it twisted, or p1b, p1, pick up the strand between the sts and purl it twisted; a tutorial

The  kb, k, pick up the bar increase and knit it twisted, is the original CDI.  It’s solid, twisty, nice in a top-down raglan increase.  It looks very balanced, like two stitches sprouting evenly from the sides of the central Continue reading Kb, k, pick up the bar increase and knit it twisted, or p1b, p1, pick up the strand between the sts and purl it twisted; a tutorial

K1, p1, k1 in one stitch, or p1, k1, p1 in one stitch, a tutorial

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

Miniture Herringbone Stitch – an introduction

I became intrigued by the Miniature Herringbone Stitch during Christmas of 1990. I’d never seen it in a magazine pattern but I was sure that I would knit my new yarn in it. By the time I knew why this Continue reading Miniture Herringbone Stitch – an introduction