The tie-front, V-necked, long-sleeved cardigan. The body can be solid stockinette (allover lace or eyelet patterning optional), but the lacy or ruffled trim is key–the little bit of frou that elevates the style above the… um… bathrobe. It’s the spring/summer … Continue reading
Category Archives: design
This was cut (by me) from the last Knitty article, because as usual I went on and on and on. And on. On the subject of wearing ease versus design ease, in the article I stated that the wearing ease … Continue reading
If you were wondering, um… June? I’m aiming for June, although I’d rather it would be earlier than that.
I like to have my cables tell a story. Not a literal story, with characters and conflict. I mean a logical progression through an introduction, development of the action, climax, denouement, and conclusion. The introduction and the conclusion are the … Continue reading
Look, it’s got everything you ever saw in a yarn, ad nauseam. It’s a quarter synthetic, it’s inelastic, and it comes with strange multicoloured tufts of man-made fiber to provide “textural interest” for all those times you can’t be bothered … Continue reading
… or, how it took 2.5 balls of yarn to make a 1-ball cap. This is the story of Shedir, from the Knitty Fall 04 surprise. The plan for this issue had been percolating since the summer. Amy asked me … Continue reading