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All Ears

I just finished the “Adults-Only Devil Hat” in Debbie Stoller’s amazing starter guide to knitting – Stitch N’ Bitch: The Knitter’s Handbook. Stoller’s a feminist, a scholar, and a fine judge of cool knitting and crochet. 345 more words

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First Leaves of Spring, and A Discussion of I-Cord Bind-Off Techniques

First Leaves of Spring, and A Discussion of I-Cord Bind-Off Techniques

Did you know there are at least three different ways to bind-off with an i-cord edge? 335 more words

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Reading Corner Thursday

This week’s vintage treat is Vintage Knit Knacks by Sue Culligan. In this book Ms. Culligan takes vintage items and recreates them in modern terms. One project in particular which caught my eye is the Necklace on page 20 made up of I-cord. 64 more words

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3-stitch i-cord bracelet

Let’s get this (tea) party started. My first post on my brand-new knitting blog. YAY!

Who says we have to outgrow that summer-camp mentality where craft sessions are fun and provide such an empowering creative outlet? 1,052 more words

HOW TO CONNECT ENDS FROM I-CORD YARNS

We get a lot of questions regarding knitting techniques and this is what the skeinoblog is for. This week a customer asked us how to connect ends from I-cord yarns, so here is a short tutorial: 228 more words

Improvised mittens - the result

Small pair of thumbless mittens knitted in fingering weight baby alpaca.

  • 2×2 ribbed cuff
  • Stranded pattern with very short floats across the back
  • No thumb…
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Clever Techniques

As a lover of knitting techniques and challenges, the following are ingenious methods to kick your knitting up a notch.

Provisional Cast-On (PCO)

PCO is often used as a temporary foundation row or beginning. 497 more words

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