Posts Tagged “pattern writing”

Sock news

By | January 6, 2011

Sock Summit 2011 is approaching fast, and nobody knows it better than ST-1. Among a million other tasks, they’ve got to figure out who will teach what during four sock-filled days. Imagine: dozens of teachers, umpteen three- and one-hour time slots, untold numbers of tantalizing topics. The mind boggles at the thought of spreadsheets bursting […]

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Who woulda thunk?

By | December 1, 2010

I had the best time today writing up the pattern for a scarf I plan to knit. This is odd. Most designers (myself included) would say that pattern-writing isn’t their favorite task. Rather, it rates far below sketching or swatching, and somewhere near envelope-stuffing. Apparently, though, it’s been long enough since I last wrote or […]

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By | May 10, 2010

Yes, yes, I know this is a knitting blog. Bear with me for a minute. I’m currently reading The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right. It’s the third of three fabulous books by author Atul Gawande, a surgeon. His previous books, Better and Complications, explore the question of why things go wrong, despite the […]

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