Winter is still not here, but it is time for preparations! I wanted to dedicate November for knitting mittens, and this is my first pair; almost done! I wanted to use a lifted stitches technique (trellis type) but ran into some difficulties… Increasing for the thumb is not easy to do when you want to…Read More
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Joyful Trellis Hat
The trellis pattern is excellent to use for warm garments like this winter hat. Here I have made the trellis pattern by knitting one stitch, lifting three stitches (with yarn in front), knitting one. Next row is knit, then the third row is the same pattern but shifted two stitches. The most important part is…Read More
This is a pattern which is easy to knit and can be used in different ways. It uses lifted stitches with the yarn in front which create regular strands of yarn. You can either keep them as horizontal strands and shift the stitches making a “ladder-like” pattern or you can include the strand in a stitch at…Read More
Learning new techniques
To me, learning a new knitting technique requires good instructions and a calm atmosphere. I get easily annoyed when I do not figure out what the description indicate, especially if I have to try (and retry!) several times. Good photos are always helpful as is detailed descriptions. I have lately worked with old patterns and they…Read More
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