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How to Read Knitting Charts for the Odora Shawl

We're chugging away on our Odora Shawl KAL! For anyone who is knitting with us but is new to lace knitting, you might have some questions about the chart repeat section that shows up on Chart 2. Understanding knitting charts can be really easy once you understand the mechanics, so let's take a look at… Continue reading How to Read Knitting Charts for the Odora Shawl

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Emily Explains: Slip, Slip, Purl

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. This is especially important for me when I am working on a fabric back and forth, decreasing or increasing… Continue reading Emily Explains: Slip, Slip, Purl

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Emily Explains: How to Read a Lace Chart

I don't know about you, but I was a totally intimidated the first time I looked at charted patterns. All of those little boxes, foreign symbols and lines going every which way -- it’s enough to give a girl knitting nightmares! But once I faced my fears, I realized that it wasn’t so bad. Now… Continue reading Emily Explains: How to Read a Lace Chart

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Norah’s Knits: Cable Cardigan Tips and Tricks

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