So, there’s a pandemic going on, and it is so far beyond my pay grade that I essentially have very little ability to even acknowledge it here. It’s hard to be flippant about it, and there is no solemn official stance to take with knitting patterns. (We’re doing everything we can to reduce risk byContinue reading “The Stay-at-Home Auxiliary’s Mitered Square Scarf”
Liner Notes 1 is a hat—reversible, with a double knit fabric that isn’t double knit (technically). Knit it in a plain MC and a single CC (my contrast skein was a self-striping sock yarn), or use soft sock-weight scraps for something more unique. The sample shown is knit watchcap-style—it’s just the right length to coverContinue reading “Liner Notes 1 & 2.”
Hats did not work out too well.
I’m throwing caution to the wind this week. Just gonna knit a whole bunch of hats and see what happens.
The Crevasse Cowl is a smallish neckwarmer design, available as an instant .PDF download. This design features weird buttons, which function as a style/shaping element, rather than legitimately connecting or closing the fabric.
(A make-one-right increase, in photos.)
I’m not sure what I was aiming for with the collar (though I kind of like it), but hey! Toggle buttons! Or toggles! Instead of buttons. That’s pretty cool.
Hey, I’ve got a new shawl out! It’s called Morpho, but it is really the heir of Dog Days 3. Which makes the sudden butterfly-related naming convention feel pretty misplaced. This pattern creates a diagonally-knit triangle shawl, with a focus on texture and a repeating lace motif.
I’m reworking the Columnar Jointing hat and cowl, because frankly I’ve been using a much better method of setting up the transitions for this style of hat in all the related designs since this one originally went out. The original design works, but the improved version is so much better and smoother I’m feeling a lot ofContinue reading “Columnar Jointing, 2nd Edition.”