The Swirl only has one seam, but it is a doozy. I found finishing this sweater to be a fun challenge, and thought that I would share how I decided to do the seaming and finishing work. Double-click on any photo to enlarge for details. My yarn, Noro Silk Garden Lite, is lovely, although not […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Seaming “the Swirl” – Part 1 (Back)
I am in love with this class. It was tons of fun to swatch colorwork patterns that use only one color at a time. We start with basic stripes, and then mix it up with slipped stitches, mosaic stitch and linen stitch. I pulled out favorite garments knit over the years for examples, and knit […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
It’s Christmas central at my house, as Christmas gifts are flying off my smaller looms. I find weaving very satisfying and am loving every minute. My big box of yarn arrived from WEBS yesterday, and I cast on for the A-line tunic in Kureyon. This is going to be a quick, fun knit. That’s good, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on A fun week with lots going on!
It seems like awhile since I’ve knit a sweater. I’ve been knitting lots of smaller projects in the past year – shawls and socks. There have been good reasons for this, but when I was knitting only to please myself I was generally drawn to larger projects: sweaters, afghans, and more sweaters. I don’t really […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on A new sweater project