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Why the Ten Stitch Blanket has nine spirals

Recently I finished a Ten Stitch Blanket in Kauni yarn. It was a thoroughly enjoyable purl-free knit, and I love the result.

Garter stitch projects like this one offer few serious challenges to the knitter. 433 more words


Ten stitches, nine spirals, one complete blanket

The Ten Stitch Blanket is finished! Knitting, weaving in ends, and blocking are all complete. I love the result, which is a 30″/76 cm square. 806 more words


Corkwork, Spool Knitting, French Knitting, Lucet ... What do you call it?

When I was a kid we called it “cork work” and I had a kit with a red, yellow and blue spool.  The red spool was long and thin with 4 nails at the top.   484 more words

All Things Wood

Honeycomb Handbag Work Samples

Since my last post, I have been playing around with the idea of double knitting the handbag. Below is a sample of my efforts.

Double Knit Hand bag Sample… 303 more words

Honeycomb Stitch Project

The photo above is in the development stage.  I have combined the Honeycomb stitch, I-cord, and stockinet to come up with this design.  The purpose is to create a small bag for just my wallet and lipstick, etc, to take with me when going out for an evening. 409 more words

So little time...

I can’t believe I missed an opportunity to post last week. I was knitting off and on all week, but mostly working and working and then more working. 188 more words

Teddy Blanket

As winter comes to a close, I thought I would share a different knitting pattern than my usual.  Lately, I have been working with Stana from… 133 more words