Category Archives: technique

Playing at the edge of knitting

Recently I added some patterns to my Ravelry store, and one of the themes I noticed is some decorative edges. Two easy-to-knit edgings on two accessories. A quick-to-knit headband called Mafalde has a decorative, textured, ruffled edge. A ruffle that … Continue reading

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Sock trio: blip of the wrong color and making it right

I was sitting on a terrace, knitting, and spending a little too much time talking with pals and gazing at the lake. Then I looked at my two-color sock-in-progress and immediately saw I had made a mistake in the color … Continue reading

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Keeping white projects white

Recently I spent a lot of time working with nearly-white yarn. The project needed to remain as clean as possible. It will be photographed and must look its best. Laundering the finished project was out of the question, so all … Continue reading

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Zed’s edges, which are easier to stitch than saying “Zed’s edges” aloud

A new design of mine is in Interweave Knitscene Accessories, 2013! This issue is just out! It is the Zed Scarf. I like how the edge stitches are all the same color on one edge; they are all one color … Continue reading

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Conquering corrugated ribbing

This winter I knit a pair of mittens with cuffs in two-color ribbing. This edging is used to great effect on many handsome mittens. It is so worth taking a little time to conquer the corrugation and make this decorative … Continue reading

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