For an introduction to what goes on in this column, click here. For the first part of this adventure, click here. And so I undertook to do something further with my second…
The Wedge Pattern played nicely with the yarn. You can’t see the precise shapes of the wedges, but the regular changes from knit to purl gives the fabric a very interesting and pleasant faceted effect.
I get the darnedest stuff in the mail from Makers’ Mercantile. The latest box was preceded by a note that said, “I’m send you something kinky.” I’m not a prude, but that did give me pause.
For an introduction to what goes on in this column, click here. For the previous installment (Week Two) of the knit-along, click here. Here we are in Week Four, the…
It’s week two of our Nineteenth Century Knit-Along, with some tips for working the center.
Our first-ever knit-along begins! Please, please read the preamble (chock full of tips and videos) before you dive into the pattern.
I often say, and I’ll say it again, that when a medium is new to you, it’s a good idea to let the medium tell you what it likes to do before you start telling it what to do.
We’ve been wanting to do a knit-along in this column for ages. We’ve waited, though, until the perfect yarn appeared for the idea we had in mind. We’re ready.
I try like the dickens not to use the word “magic,” as we fibery types fling it around way too much. But this change in the material did feel–alchemical. The bizarre patch of wet fuzz had become rather a pretty piece of fabric, and all I had done was spin it in the tumble dryer.
I have never felted anything before–not even, though I may be tempting fate by saying this–not even by accident. But I have a project in mind.