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Amy’s Thread: Good Finishing Starts at the Beginning

Finishing isn't just the final slog of assembling the pieces - it is the details that make the design. Choosing the right way to finish a project really starts at the beginning. The right cast on complements the bind off and the finishing techniques.  After weeks of deliberating over the best possible yarn shade, I finally cast… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Good Finishing Starts at the Beginning

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Amy’s Thread: Swatch like you mean it!

About a month ago, Karen Templar of Fringe Association posted a picture of the Amanda sweater from the book "Essentially Feminine Knits" by Lene Holme Samsøe. I instantly knew that this was going to be my next knitting project - and I wasn't alone. Karen's hosting a knit-along that starts September 15th, so there is still… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Swatch like you mean it!