I have a long-term project in the works that will involve a range of stitch maneuvers beyond decreases and increases. As a result, I’ve been thinking a lot about names for categories of stitches. This is not helped by the different names given to these categories by different knitting authorities. It’s even worse when you […]
The thing most on my mind this morning is that my next Patreon goal was reached last night, and this means that I will be turning two words suggested by my Patreon supporters into knitting stitches each month! I am very excited and pleased about that. My original blog post for today is below.
Back next week! In the meantime, may I recommend these posts about making coordinating stitch patterns by using a subset of rows or columns of a larger stitch pattern? I’m still very pleased by that idea.
Immediately after I posted about using a subset of rows from a complex chart as a coordinating stitch pattern, I started wondering about a subset of columns. This is naturally more complicated, as the decreases and increases have to be balanced out, which means a good deal more fiddling with the stitch pattern. I think […]
There’s a lot of shawls and sweaters that make use of fancy lace, but that also have sections of simpler or smaller lace – having the contrast can make the fancy lace stand out more. Often the simpler lace is a mesh of some sort, like Feathered Lace Ladder. Other times it’s a simpler lace […]
This week’s regularly scheduled post isn’t going to happen (due to a confluence of personal events), so it’s a good thing I have a bunch of links saved up! Multicraftual: Standard foot measurement information for sock makers. It’s written for knitters, but I see no reason why crocheters or nalbinders couldn’t make good use of […]