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)
That's it, that's all she wrote! Our Mrs Watson KAL finished up last Wednesday, and we had such a great time knitting this shawl along with all of you. We had a good number of knitters participate and finish within the 6 week time frame—a few people even finished their shawls in just a week… Continue reading Mrs Watson Knit-Along: the Wrap Up!
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
It's been one week since we cast-on for the Mrs Watson Knit-along, and we're having a blast! We've got a couple of people in the Ravelry group who are almost finished with their Mrs Watson shawls, in just one week. If you have just a little bit of time to work on this shawl every… Continue reading Mrs Watson KAL: Weave In Ends as You Go
Today's the day! We're starting off our Mrs Watson Knit-along today, and you're invited. If you've already got your yarn and pattern, be sure to comment in the Ravelry thread or Facebook event to let us know which colors you're using! As a reminder, you can use any Berroco, Lang, Amano, James C. Brett, or Lopi yarn for this… Continue reading Mrs Watson KAL Kick Off
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
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
OOPS! We had a goofy link in the email on February 14—if you're looking for the Show Your Shop Some Love post, click here to be taken to the Facebook post. Sorry about that! We're kicking off the new year with a new Knit-along! This first KAL is for a favorite Berroco knitting pattern—Mrs. Watson, from… Continue reading Knit Mrs. Watson with us!