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Knitting a rolled ribbing neckline

Knitting a rolled ribbing neckline

You know how some cast on edges, no matter how hard you try, are just too tight? Even using yarns ...
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Knitting a top-down baby sweater in Wacki Saki - 1 ball!

Knitting a top-down baby sweater in Wacki Saki – 1 ball!

Wisdom Yarns Wacki Saki, a sock-weight, faux-Fair Isle, space-dyed yarn, is so soft that it's perfect for a baby sweater ...
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German Short Rows make socks look great!

German Short Rows make socks look great!

After experimenting with several needle sizes and Wisdom Yarn Wacki Saki, my wife and I each knit a pair of socks ...
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One sock yarn, many gauges

One sock yarn, many gauges

You know how it goes with some sock yarns. They are twisted so tightly to help them be more durable ...
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Wacki Saki, not only a sock yarn

Wacki Saki, not only a sock yarn

This week, I'm excited to be back on KNITmuch to introduce you to Wacki Saki, a soft yet durable sock yarn ...
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A close-up of a traveling lace, this one in an asymmetrical pattern

Knitting lace with traveling repeats

This week we have been using Cotton True Sport by Fibra Natura to knit a lace pattern that has traveling repeats ...
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Cotton True Sport, in a knitted lace in ripple pattern

Making multiple increases in knitted lace

Yesterday I wrote about how well this week's yarn Fibra Natura's Cotton True Sport, a lovely, soft, Pima cotton yarn stands ...
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Hand-drawn knitted ripple lace charts

DIY knitted lace stitch patterns

Ripple lace stitch patterns are a favorite for summer knits. Try out the new Cotton True Sport  by Fibra Natura ...
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This sample shows left leaning and right leaning decreases as well as a few double decreases.

3 ways to knitting decreases

This week we'll be spending a lot of time looking at ripple stitch patterns. There's always a lot of increasing ...
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Cotton True Sport

Painless knitting with the very soft Cotton True Sport yarn

I have had the chance for the past month to knit with Cotton True Sport yarn by Fibra Natura. And ...
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The gradual transition between ombre shades is visible from a butterfly's eye view!

Butterfly Baby Blanket knit in Super Saver Ombre

Have you tried knitting up yesterday's lace swatch in Red Heart Super Saver Chunky? Check it out! The swatch would ...
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Twisted stitches and lace knit in Super Saver Chunky

Twisted stitches and lace knit in Super Saver Chunky

In yesterday's post I knit up a swatch using Red Heart Super Saver Fair Isle, and the flared diamond motif ...
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A few well-placed shaping stitches and a combination of knits and purls, and you have a unique square motif that merges the Fair Isle stripes with textured diamonds. Using Red Heart Super Saver Fair Isle yarn to swatch using the twisted make one.

Flared Diamonds knit in Super Saver Fair Isle

Yesterday I showed you how Red Heart Pooling would turn out in a swatch knit up using the fleck stitch ...
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The fleck stitch pattern knit in Super Saver Pooling keeps the eye moving as it looks for a repeated color motif that isn't there.

Fleck stitch knitted in Super Saver Pooling

Yesterday I played with Red Heart Dreamy Stripes using bi-directional herringbone stitch, it offered quite an effect! I'll play some ...
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The soft purple, gray, pink, and white of this colorway of Red Heart Dreamy Stripes will be perfect for a baby blanket and the bi-directional herringbone stitch will give it a lot of body and warm, and is dense enough to keep out the fingers of the little ones.

Bi-directional herringbone stitch knitted in Dreamy Stripes

Knitting with fuzzy yarn like Red Heart Dreamy Stripes inspires me to find stitch textures that have a lace-like effect ...
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The gentle shading of Unity Beyond creates horizontal stripes that are softer and more flattering to the figure than sharp color changes.

Knitting a shrug-yoke top-down seamless tee shirt – part 2

This week we've been looking at knitting with Unity and Unity Beyond yarns by Fibra Natura. Today I'm sharing the ...
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Knitting a shrug-yoke top-down seamless tee shirt - part 1

Knitting a shrug-yoke top-down seamless tee shirt – part 1

Maybe you've never heard of a shrug-yoke sweater construction. I'm not sure I've heard the name before, but I haven't ...
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The aptly named "Flying V" shawl uses a starker contrasting solid Unity yarn to highlight the lace motif that break up the multi-colored tones of Unity Beyond.

Unimaginable drape and comfort in knit designs made with Unity yarn

Yesterday and the day before we looked at the structure and fiber content of Unity and Unity Beyond by Fibra ...
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The wool content of Unity and Unity Beyond helps with blocking. The finished piece can be stretched out to highlight lace or to modify row gauge and the wool content is sufficient to give the yarn "memory."

36% wool, 28% cotton, 18% linen and 18% bamboo, what yarn is this?

This week we're looking at Fibra Natura's Unity and Unity Beyond. Today I'll explore the fiber characteristics of this yarn ...
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The subtle bouclé texture and the moderate thick and thin twist of Unity result in textured knits that have a lot of body and visual depth.

Unraveling Unity and Unity Beyond: what makes this yarn unique?

This week, I'm excited to share my knitting experiences with Unity and Unity Beyond, an amazing blend of natural fibers ...
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