This week my mind has turned to jello, flooded with ideas and designs for spring 2016. One technique I keep coming back for shawls is the sewn bind-off.
For our Ultra Alpaca MKAL, we each designed colorful, modular garter stitch squares inspired by Housetop quilts. Knitting this kind of block is really simple and fun! Read more
Eula is a great summer pattern, designed by Amy, that I have been thinking about a lot lately. I love the capped sleeve detail – a shape that’s flattering on women of all sizes. My curvy self felt pretty great in it when I tried it on! Read more
As I hunker down to write this post, there are 10 days, 8 hours and 56 minutes until spring. It has been a long winter but I think we have made it! The sun is beginning to shine brighter each day and the birds are singing. It’s perfect timing for quick spring knits like Carrot and Rabbit. Read more
I designing a shawl a few months ago, when the girls in the office taught me how to do a garter tab cast on. Since then, I’ve used it in almost every shawl I make. Read more
For those of you who have not seen it already, booklet #360 Folk Art is full of beautiful garments and accessories using colorwork. I’m dying to knit Dahlia and Agave for this spring. Read more
There are some things in knitting that will always confuse me. When I am following charts, I tend to make myself a little cheat sheet on a Post-it as a constant reminder of what my symbols mean. Read more