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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

What's in a Heel?

There are many different types of sock heels…my favourite construction these days is a toe-up heel flap construction. It creates a small tongue under the heel and the heel cap is created using increases and short rows — no need to pick up stitches! 25 more words


Anatomy of a toe-up sock heel

This is a very picture heavy post, meant to be a sort of tutorial for my favorite way to do socks. Making socks toe up is my favorite method by far. 1,328 more words


Family Cowl

It is not a secret that my knits are quite often borrowed by the men of my family, especially the little one. I can’t say no, when comes and says that he likes my hat trying to put it on (I don’t really know how to translate his cute language into English :D ). 212 more words


Introducing Māhuri

This isn’t a new design, but I’ve only just finished the pattern (at long last, after more work than you might expect), so it is at long last available from my Ravelry store.  515 more words


New Pattern: Winged Monkeys

It’s time for the third Steampunk Oz design!

Winged Monkeys calls for two skeins of Aesir in complimentary colorways.  The sample uses “Ruby Slippers” and “Winged Monkeys” — the latter was influenced by this photo … 158 more words

New Pattern Release

Baby Crotch

I’m designing a pair of pajamas for my nephew. They’re going to have a bit of Argyle colourwork, but they’re a simple top down raglan with longies attached. 334 more words