Meet Morty, our yarn version of a Día de los Muertos sugar skull! He will be featured in this week's issue of KnitBits as we wrap up our Global Gifting series. I made Morty with about a dozen paper clips and the Ultra Alpaca left overs from my Sarape Shopper. There was no knitting involved and I expect… Continue reading Día de los Muertos
One story in norah gaughan volume 4 is all about excess fabric That's all I can say for now.
This week's KnitBits patterns were inspired by the Icelandic tradition of the 13 Yule Lads, mischievous tricksters who wreak havoc around the holidays. While knitting the first of two Kertasnikir Boot Toppers, I didn't pay attention to the issue of yarn dominance. I trusted that blocking would work its usual magic and that the Geode colorwork would be… Continue reading Tricksy…
For those of you working on wedgette, I have decided to present the bodice numbers in a diagrammatic way, well, like a worksheet, before I write them out. BODICE: With RS facing, pick up 172(196-220-244-264-288-312)sts along top edge of “skirt”. First row – K 43(49-55-61-66-72-78)sts, place marker, k 86(98-110-122-132-144-156)sts, place marker, k remaining 43(49-55-61-66-72-78)sts Knit 4 more… Continue reading the return of wedgette
I feel a bit like I'm emerging from captivity, although not an unpleasant captivity, just an intense one. I spend the last month designing the pieces for the 4th Berroco volume with my name on it. Let's refer to the upcoming book as NGV4 , eliminating the need to type my own name over and… Continue reading a tease from NGV4