6 essential tips for knitting intarsia

Welcome to the last post in my Deluxe DK and Deluxe Worsted Superwash series. It’s been a great run! Throughout the week, I’ve been tying in a child’s vest pattern, the Argyle Junior Vest. The pattern is free, and, in addition to allowing me to talk about sampling and the…

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Why it’s important to swatch superwash yarns

So far in this series, I’ve made a couple of key observations about superwash yarns and the knitting gauges cited on ball bands. See yesterday’s post where I talked about this for Deluxe DK Superwash and Deluxe Worsted Superwash yarns. They are: 1. The superwash processes used to make wool yarns washable affect the memory of…

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Deluxe DK and Deluxe Worsted – Superwashhhh!

In this series of posts, I’ll be talking about superwash yarns, specifically Universal Yarn Deluxe DK and Deluxe Worsted. Superwash wool is a boon to knitters who want to make natural fiber knits for loved ones who need easy care. Natural wool, as many people know, will shrink if it’s thrown in the…

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