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Doubles: a free knitting stitch pattern

When I was playing around with Apple Blossom and Scarab, this design came to mind as a possibility, and indeed it works. It’s a chevron pattern taken to the smallest extreme I can think of, though the chevron part isn’t terribly visible. 191 more words


Brouhaha: a free chart for any craft that uses grids

The word of the month is brouhaha, suggested by Hazel on Patreon.

I usually develop a complicated knitting stitch pattern for each word, but I also like to provide a basic chart for any craft that’s worked on a grid: beads, cross stitch, whatever. 63 more words

Stitch Patterns

Brouhaha: a free lace knitting stitch pattern

July’s stitch pattern word is brouhaha, suggested by Hazel on Patreon.

I like the way the word sounds, sort of round and unusual. (It was suggested at the beginning of June. 965 more words


A Foggy Day...

What else to do on a dismal, dreary, cold, wet day, but to read a book and knit? Not at the same time, of course — I’ve never attempted knitting anything more complicated than K2,P2 ribbing while reading — but both Buttercup and Sergie curled up with me while I read. 591 more words

2016 Project

And Now, for Something Completely Different

The time has come to start adding on stitches. As I work these, I will be setting them up for the cables they are to become. 398 more words

2016 Project

Apple Blossom and Scarab: free lace knitting stitch patterns

These came out of staring at a couple of standard stitch patterns for a while and then talking about those with friends. Mind you, these aren’t much like the ones I was staring at, so I can’t really explain how I got from point A to point B. 449 more words



This is part of a series of stitch patterns I’m making sporadically that go with fiber arts or geeky holidays. In this case, I’ve encoded KIP (knit in public) for… 86 more words