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Blog, Fiber Musings, Tips and Tricks / May 15, 2019

How to Pick the Right Circular Needle Length

Have you ever sat down to start a new project and wondered which length your circular needle should be? Sure, sometimes the pattern gives you this information… but what if it doesn’t?It’s super easy to determine which length circular needle will give…

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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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