Inspiration comes to me in many forms, knitting magazines and books, nature and art. Rarely does it come to me in a dream. In fact, I can only think of one time it’s happened. I hadn’t been knitting long. I’d recently come up with the double-knitting cable technique I would soon use in my Six Braid […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
When it comes to the things most knitters are passionate about I find I don’t often share the same drive. I enjoy knitting – it’s very cathartic and kind of cool (what isn’t cool about essentially tying a giant knot and having it end up as a sweater?). I enjoy watching a garment or stitch […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The new version of Downton Abbey Knits is out, and I couldn’t be more excited! I really wanted to like the first edition of Downton Abbey Knits. I really did. My interest in the show and my love of all things English (let’s face it – with the accents and the Beatles, they just tend to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Sport weight is my favorite weight of yarn. Well, sport and fingering with lace and worsted coming in a close second. For double-knitting, though, sport weight is my yarn of choice. Why? Because double-knitting with sport weight produces a garment that’s roughly as thick as single knit worsted. Don’t believe me? Try it! This brings […]Continue Reading... No Comments.