Monthly Archives: April 2014

Most cheerful linen stitch scarf

The most recent scarf knitted in linen stitch has been bound off and blocked! Now that it is dry, I can show you its cheerful nature. The scarf is based very loosely on Churchmouse’s Koigu Linen Stitch Scarf, which I … Continue reading

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An ounce of cure for a lace shawl

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Yes, yes, though sometimes the cure is not so onerous. When knitting a lace shawl this winter, I thought I had prevented the risk of running out of scarce yarn … Continue reading

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Why the Ten Stitch Blanket has nine spirals

Recently I finished a Ten Stitch Blanket in Kauni yarn. It was a thoroughly enjoyable purl-free knit, and I love the result. Garter stitch projects like this one¬†offer few serious challenges to the knitter. I have previously commented on the … Continue reading

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Ten stitches, nine spirals, one complete blanket

The Ten Stitch Blanket is finished! Knitting, weaving in ends, and blocking are all complete. I love the result, which is a 30″/76 cm square. The pattern is Frankie Brown’s well-loved Ten Stitch Blanket. The yarn is Kauni 8/2 Effektgarn … Continue reading

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