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Double Bind-Off Video Tutorial

Double Bind-Off Video Tutorial

The Double Bind-Off is a decorative bind off similar to the three needle bind off but it results in two columns of knit stitches that lay nice and flat. Here’s a short video tutorial demonstrating the technique. And for those of you who prefer a quick photo tutorial as a reminder, just scroll down. The Breakers cowl in my book Tempest uses this technique. Feather Cardigan Wrap, a pattern that was exclusively designed for River City Yarns. DOUBLE BIND-OFF PHOTO TUTORIAL To work the bind off you’ll need three needles, one of read more

Procella

Procella

Little waves swirl around and around when you knit this hat and fingerless mittens set. You can choose to create waves spiraling in the opposite direction for one of the mitts so they are mirror images of one another. The hat band and cuffs are created by holding two strands together to make a sturdy fabric. Then when you begin the lace, drop one of the strands to make a supple, drapey fabric that slouches wonderfully when worn. The increases—which are required, to change the stitch count for the lace—make clever use of the double strands from the band. This set is read more

A Tempestuous Year

A Tempestuous Year

What an exhilarating ride this has been. It was about 11 months ago* that I conceived of the idea of working on a book with Felicia, featuring SweetGeorgia Yarns. Every step of the way was more work than I thought it would be, but I have absolutely no regrets and I would do it all again in a heartbeat! I swatched ideas and drew designs for a couple of months. Then we had several meetings deciding on just the right collection of patterns that would communicate a cohesive story of blustery ocean waves and how we read more

North Row errata

North Row errata

The Fibre Co has made some corrections to the pattern. They can be found on their website at this link. If you have a question about the pattern, or believe you have found an error while knitting Rathbone, please kindly email patternsupport@thefibreco.com and they will happily look into your query. The Fibre Co. prefers to respond the queries themselves. North Row Revised on September 9, 2017 Numbering error fixed in Collar. Rnd 6 should have been Rnd 5 and Rnd 7 should have been Rnd 6. Measurements in inches for C in read more

Rathbone errata

Rathbone errata

The Fibre Co has made a correction to the pattern. It can be found on their website at this link. If you have a question about the pattern, or believe you have found an error while knitting Rathbone, please kindly email patternsupport@thefibreco.com and they will happily look into your query. The Fibre Co. prefers to respond the queries themselves. Rathbone Revised on August 10, 2017 Schematic corrected, measurement A: 125 [133: 144: 155: 165: 176] cm (49.75 [53: 57.5: 61.75: 66.25: 70.5] in) Revised on August 28, 2019 These instructions read more

Onomatopoeia errata

Onomatopoeia errata

Note the pattern number in the footer on all the pages. The first number refers to the pattern and the number after the decimal is the numbered revision (e.g. #33.2 is Onomatopoeia, revision number 2). Corrections are listed by most recent revision number. #33.2 Revised On December 19, 2016   SLEEVES (PAGE 4) Join ribbing and rolled hem Maintaining Wide Stripe Pattern, work an Inc row in next and every following 4 (6, 6, 6, 4) rows 2 (3, 5, 8, 3) time(s) more—44 (48, 56, 62, 56) sts. If you previously bought this pattern via my website, read more

Boreas errata

Boreas errata

Twist Collective has corrected a typo in the pattern. Boreas Revised on January 20, 2016 Page 6 – In the left column, the last line of the 4th paragraph, just before “Shape armhole”, now reads: “…37.5, 37, 37, 35.5) cm, ending with a WS row.”

Hockey Shawl

Hockey Shawl

The lovely ladies at River City Yarns asked me to design something with the fun Hat Trick yarn they’ve developed. What better than a shawl that can be worn to a hockey game? I wanted to do a mash up of a lace shawl and a team uniform. To maintain the feel of the uniform there’s a large area of solid colour in stocking stitch. This has an added benefit of making the project more approachable to beginner shawl knitters. The lace begins in the solid colour where it’s clearly visible and then segues into the read more

Gift-A-Long 2015

Gift-A-Long 2015

Over on Ravelry there’s a fun celebration of gift knitting at it’s finest. Hundreds of indie designers from all over the world are participating by offering 25% off of a selection of their patterns beginning at 5 p.m. (PST) November 19th until 9 p.m. November 27th. There are over 5000 discounted patterns! I’m joining in the fun this year with 20 patterns of my own. I’ve chosen a nice selection of quicker projects, perfect for gift knitting. I also chose a couple of more involved projects if you’re planning on knitting for read more