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Norah’s Knits: Small Projects for Spring – Hand Warmers

I quit wearing my coat a few weeks ago.  It's not that the weather was warm - far from it, actually - but I am simply done with winter. This time of year, sometimes a pair of hand warmers can make the difference between being cold and being comfortable. Small projects like mittens and gauntlets… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Small Projects for Spring – Hand Warmers

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Emily Explains: “TBL” (Through the Back Loop)

The other day the design studio recieved an email asking for clarification on Lawson’s ribbing. The directions for the ribbing are to P2, K1 TBL, repeat. I realized that I had never knitted a stitch quite like this before. TBL stands for "through the back loop." Knitting or purling through the back loop causes the… Continue reading Emily Explains: “TBL” (Through the Back Loop)

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Norah’s Knits: Aran Sweaters

Cable knitting has long been a favorite for me.  I like to have enough going on in my knitting that I have to think a bit, but not too much. I also like to see my progress. In cabled patterns, heavily cabled rows are often followed by easy rows. The cable rows egg me on.… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Aran Sweaters