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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

Technical Information

Origins

I know it sounds like a randomly generated username, but it really isn’t, promise. I really did once knit a jellyfish.  Well, it was more a fusion of knitting and crochet, let’s call it knitochet (it sounds so much better than crochit).   312 more words

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Designer Spotlight: Snug-as-a-Bug Baby Bunting by Denise Balvanz

Most people would think raising 8 children is a full-time job, but Denise Balvanz balanced that with various entrepreneurial endeavors. She spent 25 years running a sewing and alterations business. 574 more words

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On soldiers and knitwear

Nanook – (almost) finished

At last, over a year after starting this all-in-one, top-down project, I am done. It has taken an age, but to be fair that is because I had a rest of about ten months in the middle, while I knitted other things. 1,114 more words

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THE KNITTING INDUSTRY'S SECRET YARN TECHNIQUES

As a yarn company you have to buy your raw yarn from somewhere. Ever since we started we have been looking for the best yarn… 870 more words