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Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines


A new book for a new day – Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines by Kay Gardiner & Ann Shayne (published in 2008). I’ve been reading this book for about a week, but haven’t posted. 423 more words


Secret Code Stitch-of-the-month club via Patreon

I’ve been thinking for a while that I’d like to put a donation button on my blog so that people who find my posts useful but don’t want to buy my patterns can make a donation if they like. 286 more words

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Patchwork/Mitered Knitting Books

I’ve radically from baby knits to two books called “patchwork knitting“. Knitters also know this style as “mitered knitting“. Both books by Horst Schulz were published in 1997. 311 more words


Étude no. 3 — a Roll of the dice, version 2

First, I’d like to thank everyone for their sympathy last week. It really means a lot to me!

I usually try to include one lace pattern and one not, for the sake of those who don’t wear lace. 241 more words


Étude no. 3 — a Roll of the Dice

I’ve been wanting to try rolling dice to generate a stitch pattern for a while, using my secret code techniques for the layout, and so this étude is a try at that. 198 more words


Knitting For Baby

Knitting for Baby by Melanie Falick and Kristin Nicholas (two women I so admire) is next on my list.

Even before I begin: Thumbs Up! 277 more words


A Victorian Potpourri for Bed & Bath: Ocean Spray Cloth


This lace stitch comes from an 1867 pattern for a Shetland Shawl, forming the large centre square. In the original shawl, there is a wide 18 inch Shell or “Old Shale” border around it.  113 more words