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Book Review and Giveaway: Bath Knits by Mary Beth Temple

Book Review and Giveaway: Bath Knits by Mary Beth Temple

I’m excited to review the book Bath Knits. This book is written by my friend Mary Beth Temple and she ...
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This is a top-down sweater for a toddler featuring centered decreases and sharp, lovely braided cord made of crossed stitches.

Crossing stitches is easier than knitting cables

Today I’ll wrap up this week’s feature yarn, Radiant Cotton by Fibra Natura. I’ll show you how to knit crossed ...
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Try something new! Use this scalloped edging on one of your upcoming projects!

1 cotton yarn that makes this scalloped cast-on edge stand out

Today we’ll continue looking at how Radiant Cotton yarn by Fibra Natura is ideal for knitting textured stitch patterns, and ...
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4 leaf motifs with crossed stitches on both sides of the lace panels

Knitting delicate lace in a summer stole with cotton yarn

This week, I’ve been swatching and knitting with Radiant Cotton by Fibra Natura. Its brightness and smooth touch make it ...
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A light periwinkle blue hank and a creamy light custard hank of Radiant cotton beside a stockinette swatch

Knitting summer tees with Radiant Cotton yarn

Some people have a hard time knitting with cotton yarn, because well, it’s often hard, hard to the touch that ...
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These 2 hanks and the swatch next to them show the clear and crisp twist of the yarn and the great stitch definition in the swatch

Knitting with Radiant Cotton by Fibra Natura

Do you have one of those favorite shirts or t-shirts that just feels right next to your skin? Radiant Cotton ...
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Edge of triangular scarf featuring scalloped edges, all worked in garter stitch

Knit a shawlette with non-allergenic yarn

This week, we're knitting with Naked Sock and Allegro by Wisdom Yarns. These are non-allergenic yarns and excellent for those ...
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A series of I-cord cast ons and garter stitch alternating to create an edging technique

Using a knit I-cord as a cast-on technique

This week we're using Allegro and Naked Sock, two non-allergenic yarns, in our exploration of I-cord, in this case, how ...
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Placing the cable cast on stitch back onto the left needle

How to knit on an I-cord edging

A couple pairs of socks and a shawl later (see yesterday's post), I thought how fun it would be to ...
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A delicate lace shawl with a triangular lace border made out of red colorway called Cardinal Rule

Non-allergenic shawls and socks with Allegro and Naked Sock yarn

This week, we're looking at 2 non-wool Wisdom yarns by Universal Yarn. Yesterday, I described the fiber content (what is ...
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A ball of Naked Sock in the purple-lime-orange colorway and a ball of Allegro in the blue-teal-grey colorway of non-allergenic sock yarns.

Knitting with Wisdom Yarns Naked Sock and Allegro, the non-allergenic yarns

This week we'll look at 2 sister yarns by Wisdom Yarns that are truly the answer to the question, “can ...
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A close-up of the lace scarf with the sequins glinting in the blurred background of the photo

Knit an easy lace mega-scarf with gradient and glittery yarn

Some of the mega-scarfs that I've seen posted all over online are quite bulky and while beautiful, they add maybe ...
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Close up of slipper socks with red sequins glittering in the fabric and the ball of yarn behind it

Knitting with Classic Shades Sequins Lite

I LOVE glitter. Some would call me a magpie. I also LOVE fall colors, and am enjoying the trees that ...
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Sweater featuring a broad cable with 3 buttons on the right shoulder, beside extra ball of yarn in the "into the woods" colorway

2-skein project: knitted toddler sweater pattern

I just came back from a fall crafts fair, and I was so disappointed to see that all of the ...
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Garter stitches frame the mock cable pattern to create a real cable look, columns of garter st ridges on either side keep the mock cable from distorting the fabric

Knit a cowl with a mock cable pattern

Here’s an easy to knit cowl with a stitch pattern that imitates or mocks a knit cable pattern. I know ...
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The ball of yarn is up on its end to show all the colors in the ball from the outer wraps to the inner core

Knitting with Classic Shades Frenzy

This month, we continue getting ready for cool weather, holiday gifts, and colorful knits by spending a few moments with ...
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3 x 3 ribbing with some tucking done by knitting into a stitch several rows below the current row.

What happens when you knit into rows below?

My curious mind doesn’t stop, especially when it comes to knitting and designing. Because I had 2 Deluxe Superwash yarns ...
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The Askew lace pattern in Deluxe Bulky Superwash features a zig zag motif with eyelets and diagonal lines made with different decreases

Knitting with Deluxe Superwash

Another member of the Deluxe family of yarns by Universal Yarns is the Superwash line. It comes in three weights ...
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Swatch of easy-to-knit mock houndstooth pattern worked in garter stitch and slip stitches, shown in cream and pine green tweed

Easy two color knitted mock houndstooth pattern

Once I started exploring slipped stitches to knit easy two color patterns, like the one I shared yesterday, I basically ...
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2 skeins of tweed yarn with a swatch of two-color patterned knitting in the background. The swatch consists of a pebbled-looking fabric made by working only 1 color on any given row.

Easy two-color knitting two rows at a time

If you’re not ready to jump into Fair Isle knitting or the intarsia technique, today’s post will give you a ...
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