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.
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 It was about 2 months after I started knitting and 1 month since my first (forever unpublished) knitting design – talked about in a previous blog post.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.