For this month's Sweater Challenge (I like to call it the sweater smackdown), everyone in the office is knitting Calleta. I'm not sure that I am going to finish my Calleta by the end of the month, but I do hope to finish the project because I love the sweater so much! I am a bit… Continue reading Emily Explains: How do you keep track of your knitting?
It is great to see all of your projects in our Cecelia KAL. Some of you are knitting it so fast! I thought today I would share some tips and explain how the edging is attached to the circle. After completing Increase Round 5, leave a long tail and cut your yarn. Cast on 6 stitches… Continue reading Emily Explains: Edging for Cecelia
I'm so excited that the weather is finally warming up around here! I practically live in dresses during the summer, so I've been thinking about knitting a lightweight cover-up that I can throw on over my outfit for that occasional chill. Nijo from booklet #344 is at the top of my list. A cropped, oversized… Continue reading Emily Explains: Nijo Pattern Stitch
After taking several trips with Barrison Bear last year, I'm really excited to finally be knitting a Barrison of my own! To start, I should mention that I’m using Berroco Marmot instead of Berroco Nanuk, which was recently discontinued. Find a LYS: Store Locator I was able to get a very similar gauge (12 stitches by 20 rows)… Continue reading Ashley’s Adventures in Knitting: Barrison 2.0
If you've been following our Merle Cardigan KAL, you know that both Ashley and I have been knitting right along with the rest of the Ravelers and we're both looking forward to wearing our FO's. Making a Merle for myself was a great reminder of the all the places along the way that might be… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Cable Cardigan Tips and Tricks