Archive For October, 2013


By | October 29, 2013

You know those Sidewinder socks I posted about yesterday? The pattern has been available for almost two years, but now it features a little facelift: That’s right, traditional grid-based charts and grid-free stitch maps, side by side. (And written instructions, for those of you that haven’t yet jumped on the chart bandwagon.) You can follow […]

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Travel knitting

By | October 28, 2013

Lately it seems I get most of my knitting done while traveling. Case in point: Before Stitches Midwest, knowing that I would need some travel knitting, I cast on these Sidewinder socks. I don’t often knit one of my own designs twice, so this was a treat: No need to scour stitch dictionaries for ideas! […]

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By | October 20, 2013

Yesterday I visited Rhinebeck for the first time, and what did I do? Buy fiber and yarn? Nope, I don’t spin, and my yarn stash overfloweth already. Instead, I did a little collecting: Some people collect stamps, or butterflies. Me, I collect stitch patterns. These I found “in the wild,” on samples hanging in vendor […]

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