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How to Work German Short Rows (VIDEO)

When we were working on the Mrs Watson KAL earlier this year, many knitters were frustrated by the wrap-and-turn short rows commonly used in knitting patterns. While the pattern specifies that you don't need to pick up the wraps (this was issued in an errata post—make sure you check the pattern page for all errata… Continue reading How to Work German Short Rows (VIDEO)

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Mrs Watson Modification: How to Make a Larger Mrs Watson Shawl

Our Mrs Watson Knit-along continues! There's still time to join in the fun—we're working on this until March 15 and some knitters finished their shawls in 2 weeks or less, so join the fun. A couple of people have asked about making this shawl a little bit bigger, so today I'm going to share two methods… Continue reading Mrs Watson Modification: How to Make a Larger Mrs Watson Shawl

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Mrs Watson KAL: Yarn and Color Choice

It's getting closer to cast-on date for the Mrs Watson Knit-along—February 1 will be here before you know it! I think I've figured out which yarn I want to use and which colors...but now I'm struggling over color dominance! I've decided to go a little "wild" and use a bulky weight yarn to knit my… Continue reading Mrs Watson KAL: Yarn and Color Choice

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Mrs Watson KAL: Yarn Selection and Color Choice

As we announced on Wednesday, our first knit-along of 2017 will be for a fan-favorite Berroco pattern—Mrs Watson, designed by Martina Behm for Portfolio Volume 1. I've got the pattern ready to go, now it's just a matter of waiting until February 1 and figuring out my yarn! This is a Choose Your Own Yarn… Continue reading Mrs Watson KAL: Yarn Selection and Color Choice