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Adding Short Rows to Yoke Sweaters

I’ve previously discussed on this blog why you might want to add short rows to raise the back neck of a yoke sweater.  If you’re sold on the idea, you might be wondering, how do I do that? 572 more words

How To

Year of Socks: February

Work in Progress

I took the full month to work on these socks as I wanted to finish my Threipmuir sweater, and Rattan shawl. Then I was seduced into casting on my Lanes cardigan. 287 more words


The Forever Shawl Is Complete

Of course the name of the shawl is not really the Forever Shawl. I just named it that because I started it back in summertime and here we are in February and it’s finally knit, blocked and photographed. 332 more words

Pattern Release --- Wooly Wings

Take flight with Wooly Wings!

Long and shallow, this shawl looks like spread wings. The unique shape of this shawl is achieved with short rows. Worked from the bottom up, Wooly Wings starts with a short section of stockinette brioche, then the first pair of wings is worked in garter stitch followed by a lace and cable pattern. 311 more words


WIP: more of the January sweater

I’m feeling happier about this sweater today because once I’d done some of the yoke decreases I put all the stitches onto spare yarn and tried it on. 588 more words

Hand Knitting

Logan's bunny sweater

I just had to show off the bunny sweater I finished for my granddaughter.  I’m really proud of it!  It was challenging and so much fun to make! 675 more words


Cast on: Ruschia Hat

Last March Arnall-Culliford Knitwear launched A Year of Techniques: a book of patterns which each addressed a new knitting technique. The initial 6 patterns were released on a monthly basis as pdfs, with options for a hard copy or ebook of all the patterns to be delivered when it launched in September. 246 more words