The Twist Collective photo shoot for Sixpence, my new shawl in the Fall 2014 issue, featured some truly stunning images – but I thought I would share some more beautiful pics of Sixpence, featuring my wonderful friend and intrepid sample knitter, Mollie Murray. Mollie lives in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, which is, from the looks of …
The Minette Pullover is a top-down, seamless in-the-round hybrid raglan pullover sweater with a simple eyelet lace ribbing, a textured welt at the natural waist, and a choice of short or long sleeves. The Minette Pullover and its mate the Minette Cardigan both feature a simple-to-work hybrid raglan construction: instead of working the same number of raglan increases for sleeve and bust, which often leads to too-wide sleeves and saggy baggy armholes by the time the number of stitches required …View pattern
Knitted in a lovely sport weight yarn, Sixpence is a modified half-circle Pi shawl, in which the number of stitches between the 4 edge stitches on either side are approximately doubled each time the number of rows between increases doubles. Finished Measurements: Width: 49 (56, 70 1⁄2, 77)” / 124.5 (142, 179, 195.5) cm after blocking Length at center back: 22 (25 1⁄2, 32 3⁄4, 36)” / 56 (65, 83, 91.5) cm after blocking Shown in size 56” / 142 …View pattern
This weekend I’m teaching at Vogue Knitting Live! Chicago. I’m lucky to be included in such a great event with so many other talented instructors. Amy Herzog, Norah Gaughan, Franklin Habit, Amy Detjen, John Brinegar, Carol Sulcoski, Nancy Marchant, Laura Nelkin, and Wendy Bernard will all be there, along with many more skilled teachers, offering …View post
Welcome to my shiny new blog – and thanks for visiting! It’s been a long time – I’m so pleased to have a new home on the Internet again, and to be able to share some of the things I’ve been thinking about with you. From time to time I’ll be posting here about all …View post
A trim vintage-inspired one-button raglan swing jacket with classic appeal, Twill features a chunky herringbone slip stitch borders and elegant inset diagonal pockets. Construction: The garment is worked in one piece from the bottom to the armholes, with sleeves and front borders knit separately, and then joined to work a seamless yoke. Yarn: Shown in Valley Yarns Northfield in Tranquil Blue. Garment Measurements: Bust: 32 ¾ (36 ½, 39 ¼, 42 ¼, 45 ¼, 48, 51 ¾, 54 ¾)” / …View pattern
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