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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



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A few weeks ago, I came home to find a box from Makers’ Mercantile on the doorstep. 1,583 more words

Fridays With Franklin

Finished Object: Studies in Ice

I have a new sweater! Studies in Ice was an absolute joy to knit: the pattern is clear, and simple to follow, and the Lopi yarn knits up quickly. 313 more words


Is that a wrap? Shadow wrap short rows

During my evolution as a knitter, I had always dreaded the short row  or wrap-and-turn. I found myself avoiding patterns that called for any type of short row. 981 more words


Tour de Sweater: Birkin

Item number four in Tour de Sweater is one of my absolute favorites. So let’s dive in

The pattern: Birkin by Amy Miller. I was drawn to the lace in this pattern. 587 more words

My Handmade Wardrobe

German Short Rows and how to do them

I do like an illustrated tutorial. I like the simplicity of the pictures, I like their imperfect hand-drawnness, and as it turns out, I rather enjoy making them. 325 more words


Yet Another Soxual Experiment

The soxual experiment you see before you is purely a travel project.  I started them the night before I left for Florida, worked on them exclusively while there, and just finished them last night.   345 more words