I forget sometimes how difficult some things are to some people. For instance, I find double-knitting very easy, double-knit lace especially. I look at it and see decreases and wrong side decreases and a simple but unique yarn over technique combined with double-knitting and I think “how easy is this”? Then I have to catch […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Spring is finally here and with it we have flowering trees and shrubbery! This is by far my favorite time of the year, which makes me sad because it’s so short. To clarify, I don’t mean that Spring is my favorite time of year, I mean that flowering tree and shrubbery time is my favorite […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Huge news, my Vogue Knitting pattern and Quince and Co Scarf Book pattern both came out this week! The VK pattern, #16 Double Knit Stole (unofficially titled Adenium) is a double-knit lace stole that officially introduces the technique of Cathedral Windows Double-Knit Lace. I had introduced it previously in Flipping For Pine Cones but […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s been awhile since I published a pattern, so I’m really excited to introduce my latest pattern: Star Stone! It’s double-knitting, which as I’ve mentioned before is something I’m very fond of. Unlike my other double-knitting patterns (Flipping For Pine Cones and Six Braid Wedding Ring Scarf), which use cables and lace respectively, it’s pure, […]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.
One Christmas not too long ago I received a surprising and wonderful present. It was about 2 months after I started knitting and 1 month since my first (forever unpublished) knitting design – talked about in a previous blog post. Let me first start by saying I was young, I was naive, and since I’d […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today’s post is going to be a photo tutorial on how to do double-knit cables. It’s taken directly from my pattern Six Braid Wedding Ring Scarf, and offered here now for free (you still have to pay for the pattern, I’m afraid, but it’s a great pattern!). The tutorial starts with a little bit about […]Continue Reading... No Comments.