Archive For December, 2014

Still learning

By | December 30, 2014

Yesterday, in the news article announcing the availability of symbols for Estonian gathers, I mentioned that stitch maps are awesome for seeing which stitches to knit loosely on the previous row, to make the gathers easier to work. I fear that I may not have made that point strongly enough. In knitting the sample […]

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More swatching

By | December 5, 2014

Yesterday I spent an obscene amount of time swatching, not to choose yarn, or needle size, or stitch pattern, but get this: to figure out how to shape some lace in the most attractive way possible. Why? For some time now, I’ve wanted to knit up a couple more samples for my Wedge Shawl Design […]

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