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Blog, Tips and Tricks, Tutorials / March 27, 2019

Fix a Sweater That Slides Off

As an avid knitter of top-down, seamless sweaters, I am acutely aware of their virtues, but also their vulnerabilities. The very thing that makes a seamless sweater so delightful (i.e. no seams) can be its Achilles heel. Seams provide structure and longevity to…

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Blog, Tips and Tricks, Tutorials / February 23, 2017

Swapping out the SSK

How do you all feel about the ssk stitch (slip, slip, knit)? It’s a little clunky, don’t you think?The photo above is a portion of the stitch pattern on my upcoming new design (called Washed Ashore). See the smooth decrease lines that…

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