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The Story of the Dreaded Pocket | Stitches Be Slippin

by Carla A. Canonico

Who doesn’t like “Story Time”? Check out Michelle’s post on “Stitches Be Slippin” for The Story of the Dreaded Pocket…

The Story of the Dreaded Pocket
I’ll start with my own knitting, then… we will have story time!! I’ve been plugging away at my knitting, little by little. Working on my Shibui gradient scarf, I have totally forgotten how amazing it is to knit with silk cloud.
It’s not a really common fibre so when I pull it out to work on it everyone goes “ooooooooohh, what’s that?” This is the third gradient scarf I’ve done and I’ve got enough to make another one afterwards. These scarves are the epitome of potato chip knitting. The pattern is free on Ravelry.
You have to hold three strands of this yarn together and knit in a seed stitch. After completing one colour block, you switch out one of the strands for another colour. The pattern is very easy and the yarn is a dream to knit with, so you find yourself saying… just one more stripe. Next thing you know it is 4am and you’ve finished off another season of something on Netflix…


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