Deluxe Worsted Superwash

The honest truth about holiday knitting

It’s Friday! The weekend is stretched out before us with the potential of hours of knitting, and with many gift giving opportunities just around the corner, we’ll explore the magical world of holiday knitting! This year I’m way ahead of the game because I used Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Superwash wool to complete a Willowworks…

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Simple Stretchy Bind Off adds flare to your knitted edge

This week I’ve been sharing the details of how I knit the Willowworks Cowl in Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Superwash wool. Yesterday, we covered how to knit the twists and cables in the colorwork section of this project. I hope you’re ready to learn a simple elastic bind off that will add flare to the Willowworks…

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Willowwork Cowl: how to knit RC and LC stitches and 1x1x1 LC too

Has everyone tried knitting the gauge swatch in the round described in yesterday’s post? Then we’re on to the beautiful lattice colorwork, the highlight of the Willowworks Cowl. The colorwork is accomplished using a combination of stranded knitting, twisted stitches, and cables. For my cowl, I used Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Superwash yarn in Pomegranate Heather…

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Willowworks Cowl: how to knit a quick gauge swatch in the round

Hello Knitters! Yesterday, I shared my strategies for getting through boring knitting like ribbing as I worked on the Willowworks Cowl. Before even casting on, however, to make sure this cowl fit right, I knit a gauge swatch in the round using Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Superwash wool and the Willowworks colorwork pattern. This swatch helped…

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A survival guide to knitting uneven rib stitches

Hi again, Knitters! I’m back this week to talk about an intriguing and beautiful knitting project: Willowworks Cowl. I chose Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Superwash wool for this cowl, because the colors called to me: Pomegranate Heather and Azure Heather. Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Superwash’s rich combination of deep red and slightly teal blue is show-stopping. This cowl is a stranded…

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