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New techniques - sock knitting

Following on from my previous post…

In order to knit my yummy new socks, I had to learn a couple of new techniques.

The pattern, … 195 more words


Emily Explains: Casting on for Grace

Grace, a lovely mitten pattern in our new fall yarn, Berroco Mojo, is oh so simple to knit…with one small quirk. You cast on from the top of the mitten and work down! 114 more words


Climb NYC

Pattern: Climb by Jane Richmond

I absolutely love these socks. They are so vintage and simple. These socks are knit toe-up, starting with the Turkish cast on method. 88 more words


Plug-In-Your-Numbers Generic Crown Down Hat

From my exploration of crown down hats comes this generic, plug-in-your-numbers hat. This pattern can work with any gauge and any yarn, just prepare to do a little math along the way. 190 more words


Hats From the Crown Down

I find crown down hats much easier to knit and design than brim up hats for two major reasons:
1.) They require minimal mathematics, which–even for a lover of math, like me–is always good. 766 more words


Socks For Socktober

Being that it is October, I put my big girl panties on and cast on for my very first ever sock. I know it’s already basically the end of the month, but I get points for the spirit right? 287 more words


Lots of Mail (and a bit of knitting too)

I haven’t been doing too much knitting the past week or so, but I have been getting a lot of mail.  First off are two books that I picked up from Amazon. 663 more words